Richard Griffith

Standard Name: Griffith, Richard,, d. 1788

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death Elizabeth Griffith
Her husband had died on 11 February 1788.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Griffith
EG married Richard Griffith in a private ceremony, with a witness present (Margaret Hamilton, Countess of Ossory ) who if necessary could later testify to its legality.
Griffith, Elizabeth. “Introduction”. The Delicate Distress, edited by Cynthia Booth Ricciardi and Susan Staves, University Press of Kentucky, 1997, p. vii - xviii.
viii, xxix
Publishing Charlotte Brooke
Her father had cherished a never-executed project for a history of ancient Irish literature.
Ashley, Leonard R. N., Aaron Crossley-Seymour, Charlotte Brooke, and Aaron Crossley-Seymour. “Introduction”. Reliques of Irish Poetry, Scholars’ Facsimiles and Reprints, 1970, p. v - xv.
vi
She had issued Proposals for this work the year before publication. The Houghton Library copy of the Proposals incorporates a...
Publishing Elizabeth Griffith
The first two volumes of A Series of Genuine Letters Between Henry and Frances—that is, between EG and her future husband, Richard Griffith —were published at both Dublin and London.
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
27 (1757): 191
Residence Elizabeth Griffith
EG was back in Ireland at Danesfort in Kilkenny, working as a companion; her husband was also a member of the household.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Elizabeth Griffith
Volumes 3 and 4 of A Series of Genuine Letters Between Henry and Frances, by EG and Richard Griffith , were published.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
23 (1767): 30
Textual Production Elizabeth Griffith
EG and Richard Griffith published the final two volumes of A Series of Genuine Letters Between Henry and Frances.
Norton, J. E. “Some Uncollected Authors XXII: Elizabeth Griffith 1727-1793”. The Book Collector, pp. 418 - 24.
421
Textual Production Elizabeth Griffith
EG and her husband both contributed translations to Voltaire 's works in English, issued by William Kenrick in these years.
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
49 (1779): 198
Griffith, Elizabeth. “Introduction”. The Delicate Distress, edited by Cynthia Booth Ricciardi and Susan Staves, University Press of Kentucky, 1997, p. vii - xviii.
xxxii
Textual Production Elizabeth Griffith
EG and her husband published an unusual 4-volume joint venture: Two Novels. In Letters, in which Elizabeth's contribution was The Delicate Distress, in two volumes.
Norton, J. E. “Some Uncollected Authors XXII: Elizabeth Griffith 1727-1793”. The Book Collector, pp. 418 - 24.
422
Textual Production Elizabeth Griffith
The volume included an essay on translation by EG 's husband . She had received forty guineas for this from James Dodsley on 4 March. The Dublin edition, 1788, gives her name. One more Dublin...

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