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Griffith, Mary, -1846

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    • us: Author of Our neighborhood, -1846
    • us: Griffith, John, Mrs., -1846
    • us: Griffiths, Mary, -1846
    • us: Our neighborhood, Author of, -1846
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    • Griffith, Mary, d. 1846
    • Griffith, Mary, d. 1877
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Rutgers Univ. Lib. for Wharton, T.I. Papers, 1820-1823 (Mrs. John Griffith)
    • found: NUCMC files (Griffith, Mary, d. 1846 [MS77-1470]; authoress; New Brunswick, N.J.; mother of Arabella Griffith Wharton)
    • found: Her Our neighborhood, 1831 (name not given)
    • found: Her Three hundred years hence, 1950: t.p. (Mary Griffith) p. 5, etc. (Mrs. Mary Griffith; resident of Charlie's Hope, New Jersey; became honorary member of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in 1830 and the Society's records show she died in 1877)
    • found: LC in RLIN, July 29, 1998 (hdg.: Griffith, Mary, d. 1877; usage: Mary Griffith)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: Griffith, Mary, d. 1877; usage: Mary Griffith; Mrs. Griffith; author of Our neighborhood)
    • found: Cox, R. Spontaneous flow, In: Earth sciences history, 1993: p. 187 (Mary Griffith, 1772-1846; writer of fiction and scientist) p. 188 (married John Griffith (1768-1815) around 1793; in 1820 purchased an estate known as Charlieshope near New Brunswick, NJ; wrote Our neighborhood; Thomas Isaac Wharton was her son-in-law) p. 189 (hon. member of Mass. Hort. Soc.; author of Three hundred years hence) p. 194, ftnt. 19 (letter, 1821, from Mary Griffith to Arabella Griffith Wharton)
    • found: OCLC, Apr. 10, 2008 (Rutgers Univ. Lib. record for: Griffith, Mary, d. 1846. Letters sent, 1820-1823 has note: death date listed incorrectly as 1877 in some sources)
    • found: E-mail from Mass. Hort. Soc., Apr. 9, 2008 (Mary Griffiths of Charlie's Hope, NJ is listed as an hon. member in the Society's Transactions from 1830 to 1857. In 1858, the Honorary Members category disappears and only annual and life members are listed; her name disappears from the lists at that time, suggesting she was no longer alive then. The previously-cited source for an 1877 death date cannot be identified in the Society's files)
    • found: E-mail from R. Cox, archivist & adj. prof. history, UMass. Amherst, Apr. 4, 2008 (1772 birth date is approximate) Apr. 10, 2008 (a letter from Henry Wharton Griffith describes Mary Griffith's death some time in Sept. 1846)
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