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date: 23 October 2019

HOWITT (Botham), Mary (1799–1888) and her husband William (1792–1879) Prolific miscellaneous British authors, both born into Quaker families, 

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

who wrote a number of children’s books. They married in 1821 and soon settled in Nottingham. They travelled extensively, and eventually settled on the Continent, spending the summers in Austria and the winters in Rome.... ...

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