William Godwin's Diary


A reference to the mother of Thomas Cooper whom Godwin took in as a ward and pupil in the summer of 1788. Mrs Cooper took a post as housekeeper in Holland and left her children with various friends and relatives.

See Locke, p. 33. and F. Arant Maginnes, Thomas Abthorpe Cooper: Father of the American Stage (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company, 2004), p. 5.