MARY HAYS AND A DISSENTING 

FAMILY OF WRITERS


 

     John Dunkin         Mary Hays             Elizabeth Hays [Lanfear]          John Hays               Matilda M. Hays

      (1753-1827)                 (1759-1843)                   (1765-1825)                       (1768-1862)                     (1820-97)

 

The Divinity of the Son of God, and the Complete Atonement for Sin . . . in a Letter to a Friend. London: Printed, for the Author by J. Brown, and sold, for the Benefit of a Widow, by Mr. Otridge, in the Strand, J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Church Yard, and at the Printing Office, Fair Street, Horsley-down, Southwark. 1783.

 

2nd ed. 1783. Dunkin’s pamphlet was response to Joseph Priestley’s An Appeal to the Serious and Candid Professors of Christianity(1783).

 

1784-86.  Poems and short moral tales in the Universal Magazine.

 

Cursory Remarks on an Enquiry into the Expediency and Propriety of Public or Social Worship: inscribed to Gilbert Wakefield, B.A., late fellow of Jesus-College, Cambridge. London: T. Knott, No. 47 Lombard Street, 1792.

 

Letters and Essays, Moral, and Miscellaneous. London: T. Knott, 1793.

 

1796-1801.  Various articles in the Monthly Magazine and the Analytical Review.  


Memoirs of Emma Courtney. London: G. G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row, 1796.

 

Appeal to the Men of Great Britain. London: J. Johnson; and J. Bell, 1798.

 

The Victim of Prejudice. London:  J. Johnson, 1799.

 

“Wollstonecraft.” Annual Necrology,1797-98.  London: R. Phillips, 1800.

 

Mrs. Charlotte Smith.” Public Characters of 1800-1801. London: R. Phillips, 71 St. Paul’s Church Yard, 1801. 42-64.

 

Female Biography. 6 vols. London: Richard Phillips, 1803.

  

Hays, Mary.Harry Clinton; or, a Tale of Youth. London: J. Johnson, 1804.

 

The History of England ... in a Series of Letters to a Young lady at School (Charlotte Smith, of which Hays wrote one volume). London: R. Phillips, 1806.

 

Historical Dialogues for Young Persons. 3 vols. London: Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Churchyard; and J. Mawman, Poultry, 1807.  

 

The Brothers; or, Consequences: A Story of What Happens Every Day; Addressed to that Most Useful Part of the Community, the Labouring Poor. London: Button and Son, 1815.  

 

Family Annals, or The Sisters. London: Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, Stationers’ Court, Ludgate Street. 1817. Title page notes: “Author of the Brothers, Female Biography, Historical Dialogues for Young persons, Harry Clinton, a Tale for Youth, &c. &c.”  

 

Memoirs of Queens: Illustrious and Celebrated. London: T. and J. Allman, Booksellers to Her Majesty, Prince’s Street, Hanover-Square, 1821.   

 

“Cleora, or the Misery attending unsuitable Connections” and “Josepha, or the Pernicious Effects of Early Indulgence,” in Mary Hays, Letters and Essays(1793), pp. 124-59.

 

Fatal Errors; or Poor Mary-Anne. A Tale of the Last Century. In a Series of Letters.  London: A. J. Valpy, [1819].

 

Letters to Young Ladies on Their Entrance into the World; to which are added Sketches from Real Life. London: J. Robins and Co., 1824; 2nd ed. 1828.

 

Observations on the Existing Corn Laws(London: Printed by the Author, and sold by J. M. Richardson, 23 Cornhill, 1824).

 

Remarks on the Late Crisis in the Corn Trade; With some Suggestions arising therefrom, particularly on the probable advantages of a fixed permanent duty. London:   Printed for the Author, by W. Jeffrey, 7 Mark Lane. 1847.

 

Helen Stanley.  London: Churton, 1846. 

 

The Works of George Sand. Translated into English by Matilda Mary Hays (1847-51), assisted by Eliza Ashurst and Edmund Larken. Volumes 1-6 first published in London by E. Churton in 1847. 

 

The Last Aldini. By George Sand. Translated by Matilda M. Hays, author of “Helen Stanley.” London: E. Churton, 26, Holles Street. 1847.  Vol. 1 

 

Simon. By George Sand. Translated by Matilda M. Hays, author of “Helen Stanley.” London: E. Churton, 26, Holles Street. 1847.  Vol. 2 

 

André. By George Sand. Translated by Eliza A. Ashurst. Edited by Matilda M. Hays, author of “Helen Stanley.” London: E. Churton, 26, Holles Street. 1847.  Vol. 2

 

The Mosaic Masters; The Orco: A Tradition of the Austrian Rule in Venice; andFanchette. By George Sand. Translated by Eliza A. Ashurst. Edited by Matilda M. Hays, author of “Helen Stanley.” London: E. Churton, 26, Holles Street. 1847.  Vol. 2 

 

Mauprat. By George Sand. Translated by Matilda M. Hays, author of “Helen Stanley.” London: E. Churton, 26, Holles Street. 1847.  Vol. 3 

 

The Companion of the Tour of France. By George Sand. Translated by Matilda M. Hays, author of “Helen Stanley.” London: E. Churton, 26, Holles Street. 1847.  Vol. 4 

 

The Miller of Angibault. By George Sand. Translated by The Rev. Edmund R. Larken, M.A. Rector of Burton by Lincoln, and Chaplain to the Rt. Hon. the Lord Monson. Edited by Matilda M. Hays, author of “Helen Stanley.” London: E. Churton, 26, Holles Street. 1847.  Vol. 5 

 

Letters of a Traveller. By George Sand. Translated by Eliza A. Ashurst. Edited by Matilda M. Hays, author of “Helen Stanley.” London: E. Churton, 26, Holles Street. 1847.  Vol. 6 

 

Fadette. A Domestic Story. From the French. By Matilda M. Hays.  New York: Putnam, 1851. British library copy.  Inscription to Charlotte Cushman

 

---, ed.English Woman’s Journal, 1858--.

 

---, ed.Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses, by AdelaideProcter, Adelaide. London: Bell and Daldy, 1861.

 

---. Adrienne Hope.  London: T. Cautley, 1866.