Austin, Sarah, 1793-1867

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Dates:
Birth 1793
Death 1867-08-08

Biographical notes:

English translator and writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ventnor, Isle of Wight, to Lord Monteagle, [1852] Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870232

Sarah Austin (1793-1867) was an English writer and translator, and the wife of jurist John Austin. She urged the establishment in England of a national system of education and is best known for her work Germany from 1760 to 1814, a survey of German institutions and manners.

From the guide to the Sarah Austin letters MS 119., ca.1800-1850, (Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX)

Sarah Austin was an English author, and a significant translator of important German works into English. Her husband, John, was a major figure in English legal thought, and the Austins were notable members of Victorian society and intelligentsia.

From the description of Sarah Taylor Austin letters, 1847, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49767547

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Subjects:

  • Women authors, English--Correspondence

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Places:

  • London, England - correspondence - 19th century (as recorded)