Royal Literary Society


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Birth Charlotte Lennox
Charlotte Ramsay (later CL ) was born, in the British possession of Gibraltar: not, as had been supposed, an only child, but the youngest of five.
Many sources give her an earlier birth date...
Birth Jane Loudon
Jane Webb (later JL ) was born at Kitwell House, near Halesowen (which was then a town in Worcestershire, but is now a part of Birmingham) She was her parents' only surviving child...
Health Elizabeth Helme
EH fell ill in 1800 with, as she told the charitable Royal Literary Society three years later, a complicated, and hopeless, dropsical and liver complaint.
Archives of the Royal Literary Fund, 1790-1918.
Wealth and Poverty Elizabeth Helme
EH wrote to the Royal Literary Society requesting financial help, saying that illness had undermined the literary earnings which had materially contributed to supporting her family for seventeen years.
Archives of the Royal Literary Fund, 1790-1918.


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