A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Grant, Mrs. Anne

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Grant, Mrs. Anne (M'Vicar) (1755-1838). -- Was b. in Glasgow, and in 1779 m. the Rev. James Grant, minister of Laggan, Inverness-shire. She pub. in 1802 a vol. of poems. She also wrote Letters from the Mountains, and Essays on the Superstitions of the Highlands. After 1810 she lived in Edin., where she was the friend of Sir W. Scott and other eminent men, through whose influence a pension of £100 was bestowed upon herpage 166.