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MURRAY, Hannah Lindley, translator, born in New York city, 10 March, 1777; died there, 3 July, 1836. Her father was a native of Pennsylvania, who settled in New York before the Revolution and was a successful merchant of that city for more than fifty years. The daughter was an accomplished linguist, and with her sister Mary translated Tasso's "Jerusalem Delivered," the "Fall of Phaeton" from Ovid, a "History of Hungary " from the French of M. de Sacy, Massillon's "Discourses," and a variety of operas from different languages. She also painted, wrote verses and hymns, and, aided by her sister, composed a poem in eight books on the "Restoration of the Jews." None of her writings were published until after her death, when a few of her miscellanies were included in a "Memoir" by Reverend Gardiner Spring, D. D. (New York, 1849).
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