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Name: Joseph Garrow; College: ST JOHN'S; Entered: Michs., 1808; Born: 29 Oct 1789; More Information: Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, June 28, 1808. S. [illegitimate by a native woman] of Joseph (Secretary to the Commander-in-Chief, Madras) [who left him, by will in 1792, £5000]. B. Oct. 29, 1789. Matric. Michs., 1808; Scholar, 1808; B.A. 1812; M.A. 1818. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Nov. 26, 1810. Translated Dante's 'Vita Nuova.' Married, Feb. 17, 1812, Mrs Fisher, of Torquay. Lived at Florence. Died Dec. 1, 1857. Friend of W. S. Landor, who wrote a verse 'On the grave of Garrow at Florence.' (The Times Lit. Supp., May 27, 1920; Camb. Chron., Mar. 20, 1812; Notes and Queries, 10th Series, 10, 24; F. P. White.)
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