James Henderson Imlay, a United States Representative from New Jersey. Gilbert Imlay (1754–1828), land speculator, author, intimate of Mary Wollstonecraft. Fanny Imlay, daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft and Gilbert Imlay. Three brothers born in Scotland: Alexander Imlay (1794–1847), Australian landowner and speculator.
Gilbert Imlay (February 9, 1754 – November 20, 1828) was an American businessman, author, and diplomat. Imlay was known in his day as a shrewd but unscrupulous businessman involved in land speculation in Kentucky. He later served in the U.S. embassy to France and became one of the earliest American writers, producing two books, the influential A Topographical Description of the Western ...
Dec 29, 2020 · sister projects: Wikipedia article, Wikidata item. 624324 Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 , Volume 28 — Imlay, Gilbert 1891 Richard Garnett IMLAY, GILBERT ( fl . 1793), author and soldier, was born in New Jersey about 1755, as may be inferred from an allusion in the preface to his account of Kentucky.
Gilbert Imlay (9. februar 1754 – 20. november 1828) var officer i den amerikanske uafhængighedskrig og senere eventyrer forretningsmand og forfatter. Han er mest kendt for at have haft et kort forhold til den engelske feminist og forfatter Mary Wollstonecraft, som endte ved fødslen af en datter, Fanny Imlay.
Imlay, Gilbert (c. 1754–?1828) adventurer; probably born in Monmouth County, N.J. Significant gaps exist in his historical record. He was a lieutenant in the American Revolution and a deputy surveyor in Kentucky (1783–85), but he fled when his land dealings got him in trouble with the law.
The Imlay City Historical Museum was established in 1978 and is run by a private, non-profit organization. While its historical records primarily showcase Imlay City, Imlay Township, Attica Township, Arcadia Township, Goodland Township and the surrounding areas, it also has had such items as a World War I handgun exhibit.
Gilbert Imlay. By the time Imlay was born in 1754, his father, Peter, was engaging in modest land speculations. In 1772 Peter married the widowed daughter-in-law of a member of the colony's provincial council, but Gilbert enjoyed few stabilizing advantages from such upward mobility. He grew up in a colony that was buffeted in the 1750s by the ...