I. Frances (Milton)

Frances (Milton), an English novelist, born at Heckfield, Hampshire, about 1780, died in Florence, Italy, Oct, 6, 1863. She was the daughter of the Rev. William Milton, and in 1809 married Anthony Trollope, barrister at law. In 1829 she visited the United States, where she remained three years, residing chiefly in Cincinnati; and on her return she published "Domestic Manners of the Americans" (2 vols. 8vo, London, 1832), in which the indelicate and ridiculous phases of American character and habits were depicted. She afterward produced so large a number of novels and accounts of travels as to render her the most voluminous English authoress of the times. Her first work on America was followed by a novel entitled "The Refugee in America" (1832), and in 1836 by "The Adventures of Jonathan Jefferson Whitlaw." About 1844 she went to Florence, where she resided till her death. Among her books of travel are: " Belgium and Western Germany in 1833 " (2 vols., 1834); " Paris and the Parisians in 1835"(3 vols., 1836); "Vienna and the Austrians"(2 vols., 1838); " A Visit to Italy " (2 vols., 1842); and " Travels and Travellers " (2 vols., 1846). Some of her best novels are: "The Vicar of Wrexhill" (1837); "The Romance of Vienna" (1838); "The Widow Barnaby" (1839); "Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong, a Factory Boy" (1840); "The Widow Married," a sequel to "The Widow Barnaby" (1840); "One Fault" (1840); "Charles Chesterfield, or the Adventures of a Youth of Genius" (1841); "Town and Country" (1847); "Lottery of Marriage" (1849); "Petticoat Government" (1850); "Young Heiress" (1853); "Life and Adventures of a Clever Woman" (1854); and "Fashionable Life" (1856). IL Thomas Adolphus, an English author, son of the preceding, born April 29, 1810. He has resided for many years in Florence and Rome, and has published "A Summer in Brittany " (2 vols. 8vo, 1840); " A Summer in Western France" (1841); "Impressions of a Wanderer in Italy" (1852); "The Girlhood of Catharine de' Medici" (1856); "A Decade of Italian Women " (1859); "Tuscany in 1849 and 1859" (1859); "Filippo Strozzi" (1860); " Paul V. the Pope and Paul the Friar " (1860); " La Beata" (1861); " Marietta " (1862); "A Lenten Journey in Umbria and the Marches of Ancona" (1862); "Giulio Malatesta" (1863); "Beppo the Conscript" (1864); "Lindisfarn Chase" (1864); "A History of the Commonwealth of Florence, from the Earliest Independence of the Commune to the Fall of the Republic in 1531 " (4 vols. 8vo, 1865); " Gemma " (1866); "Artingdale Castle" (1867); "Dream Numbers" (1868); "Leonora Casaloni " (1869); " The Garstangs of Garstang Grange " (1869); " A Siren " (1870); and"Durnton Abbey" (1871). HI. Anthony, an English novelist, brother of the preceding, born in 1815. From 1834 to November, 1867, he was connected with the British postal service, and he has been frequently sent abroad to establish postal conventions.

He has visited the United States several times, the West Indies, Australia in 1871 and again in 1875, and other countries. In 1869 he was an unsuccessful liberal candidate for parliament for Beverly. For some time he was editor of the " St. Paul's" magazine, in which and in other periodicals several of his stories originally appeared serially. His works are: "The Mac-dermots of Ballydoran" (1847); "The Kellys and the O'Kellys" (1848); "La Vendee" (1850); "The Warden" (1855); "Barchester Towers," "The Three Clerks" (1857); "Doctor Thorne" (1858); "The Bertrams," "The West Indies and the Spanish Main" (1859); " Castle Richmond " (1860); "Framley Parsonage" (1861); " Tales of All Countries " (1861; 2d series, 1863); "Orley Farm," " The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson," "North America" (1862); "Rachel Ray" (1863); "The Small House at Allington," "The Belton Estate," " Hunting Sketches" (1864); " Can You Forgive Her?" "Miss Mackenzie" (1865); " Clergymen of the Church of England," "Travelling Sketches" (1866); "The Coverings," "The Last Chronicle of Barset," "Lotta Schmidt, and other Stories" (1867); "Phineas Finn, the Irish Member," "He Knew he was Right" (1869); "Sir Harry Hotspur of Hum-blethwaite," " The Vicar of Bullhampton" (1870); " Ralph the Heir " (1871); " The Golden Lion of Granpere" (1872); "Phineas Redux," "Australia and New Zealand" (1873); "The Way we Live now," "Lady Anna" (1874); and " The Prime Minister " (1875).