1811 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Anne Grant

Mary Leadbeater to Melesina Chenevix Trench, 3 March 1811; Leadbeater Papers (1862) 2:203.



I suppose thou may have heard that Anne Grant, who wrote Letters from the Mountains, Memoirs of an American Lady, &c. some time since opened a boarding school in Edinburgh, which at first promised well, but now declines, it is said, because she attends more to the cultivation of her pupils' understandings than to their external accomplishments.