Grace Elliott entry: Overview screen.
Grace Dalrymple (later GE) was born in Edinburgh
, supposedly at her grandparents' house, the youngest of three daughters in her family.
GE's posthumous editor says that Elliott was moved to write down her memories of the French Revolution, at Twickenham
, after returning from France on the signing of the Treaty of Amiens.
By 8 January 1859 Richard Bentley
published from manuscript GE's Journal of My Life during the French Revolution
, whose existence he had heard about from her grand-daughter.
28 January 1859 Richard Bentley
followed his edition of GE's manuscript 'journals' with a publicising letter about them in the Times