received £25 from James Dodsley
for her recently published translation of An Essay on Women, from the French of Antoine Leonard Thomas
(dating from 1772).
Dodsley, Robert. The Correspondence of Robert Dodsley 1733-1764. Tierney, James E.Editor , Cambridge University Press, 1988.
The book appeared through Dodsley
, and promised anecdotes from actual medieval writers. Sainte-Palaye's original work was well known to such historians as Richard Hurd
, and had had excerpts incorporated by William Russell
14 March 1773
composed, in a letter to Ferdinando Galiani
, a riposte to Essai sur le charactère, les moeurs, et l'esprit des femmes by Antoine Leonard Thomas
, which had appeared in early January 1772.
By May 1773
anonymously published An Essay on the Character, Manner, and Genius of Women in different Ages, translated from the French of Antoine Leonard Thomas