Thomas Wright

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Standard Name: Wright, Thomas,, 1711 - 1786

Connections

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Education Catherine Talbot
The three girls studied Latin together. CT also learned, under the eye of Thomas Secker , the Bible, modern languages, and astronomy (the latter from Thomas Wright ).
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
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She showed remarkable ability. Another future...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Carter
EC wrote a playfully hyperbolic account to the astronomer Thomas Wright of her longing to meet Catherine Talbot ; the two women met some days later.
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
68
Carter, Elizabeth, and Catherine Talbot. A Series of Letters between Mrs. Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot from the year 1741 to 1770. Pennington, MontaguEditor , F. C. and J. Rivington, 1809.
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Friends, Associates Elizabeth Carter
EC associated on terms of warmth and equality with men of letters or culture such as Samuel Johnson , Samuel Richardson , Thomas Birch , Moses Browne , Richard Savage , William and John Duncombe
Friends, Associates Catherine Talbot
CT first met Elizabeth Carter , after hearing her praises sung by the scientist Thomas Wright .
Myers, Sylvia Harcstark. The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England. Clarendon, 1990.
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Instructor Elizabeth Carter
She progressed on her own later to other languages such as German, Portuguese and Arabic, and to studies with Thomas Wright which included astronomy, mathematics, and ancient civilization and culture. Much has been made of...

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