Griffith, Mary, -1846

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Author and horticulturalist; born Mary Corre; married John Griffith (d. 1815), a wealthy New York City merchant; purchased a farm ("Charlieshope") in Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, ca. 1820 and lived there until she sold the property ca. 1836; wrote Our Neighbourhood, or Letters on Horticulture and Natural Phenomena, published 1831, and Camperdown, or News from Our Neighborhood, published 1836; died at Red Hook, Duchess County, New York, in 1846. Note: death date listed incorrectly as 1877 in some sources.

From the description of Letters sent, 1820-1823 (bulk 1820-1822). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570628

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creatorOf Carey, Lea & Blanchard. Correspondence, 1823-1849. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn John Thomas Carré diary, 1807-1809 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Griffith, Mary, d. 1846. Letters sent, 1820-1823 (bulk 1820-1822). Rutgers University
creatorOf Griffith, Mary, d. 1846. Letter to Henry C. Carey / M. Griffith. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Prime Press (Philadelphia, Pa.). Records, 1947-1976. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Wharton, Thomas I. (Thomas Isaac), 1791-1856. Papers, 1820-1823. Rutgers University
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associatedWith Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879. person
associatedWith Carey, Lea & Blanchard. corporateBody
associatedWith Carey, Lea & Carey. corporateBody
associatedWith Carré, John Thomas, ca. 1744-ca. 1825 person
associatedWith Griffith, Mary E., of New Brunswick, N.J. person
associatedWith Prime Press (Philadelphia, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections. corporateBody
associatedWith Wharton, Arabella Griffith person
associatedWith Wharton, Thomas I. (Thomas Isaac), 1791-1856 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Jersey--Somerset County
Somerset County (N.J.)
Franklin (Somerset County, N.J. : Township)
Middlesex County (N.J.)
Burlington (N.J.)
Burlington County (N.J.)
New Brunswick (N.J.)
American literature--Women authors
Women's studies--Sources


Birth 1772

Death 1846





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