Austin, Sarah, 1793-1867

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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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creatorOf Anderson, Dorothy. Women authors collection, Am-Au, 1835-1975. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Austin, Sarah, 1793-1867. Letter to [Abraham] Hayward. [s.l.]. [18--] University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Hell, Theodor, 1775-1856. Winkler collection, 1748-1854. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859. Thomas Babington Macaulay letter to Sarah Austin, 1839 April 11. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Jameson, Mrs. (Anna), 1794-1860. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. [John] Austin, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hell, Theodor, 1775-1856. Winkler collection, 1748-1854. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Winkler collection, 1748-1854 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Austin, Sarah, 1793-1867. Sarah Taylor Austin letters, 1847, n.d. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Austin, Sarah, 1793-1867. Letter to Mme. Baudrand. Nutfield Cottage, Weybridge. 1849 May 28. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Austin, Sarah, 1793-1867. Autograph letter signed : Ventnor, Isle of Wight, to Lord Monteagle, [1852] Dec. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sarah Austin letters MS 119., ca.1800-1850 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX
creatorOf Austin, Sarah, 1793-1867,. Autograph letters signed from Sarah Austin to unidentified recipient, [18th-19th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
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Birth 1793

Death 1867-08-08

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