Harriet Martin

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Life
(1801-1891); author of Canvassing, bound with Banim’s The Mayor of Windgap (3 vols., London 1835); and wrote The Changeling (3 vols., 1848; presumably of the Martins of Ballinahinch family.

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Reference
Patrick Rafroidi, Irish Literature in English: The Romantic Period, 1789-1850 (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1980), 2 vols: supplies bio-dates 1801-1891; produced Canvassing, bound with Banim’s The Mayor of Windgap (3 vols., London 1835); and also The Changeling (3 vols., 1848). Rafroidi cites a French translation of Canvassing as Le candidat, moeurs irlandaises (Paris 1836), attrib. to Banim.

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Harry Boylan, Dictionary of Irish Biography (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan [rev. edn.] 1988), confuses her with Mary Letitia Martin [q.v.]

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