Guide to the Sarah Austin letters, ca.1800-1850 MS 119
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.
Two letters written by Sarah Austin, a writer, translator, and wife of jurist John Austin. One letter relates to the dangerous illness of her brother; the other refers to her stay at Bonchurch and mentions that she had written a letter to The Times with references to Shakespeare's house.
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Sarah Austin letters, ca. 1800-1850, MS 119 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
Acquired by the Fondren Library in 1957.
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