Hew Dalrymple (advocate)

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Captain Hew Dalrymple, sometimes spelt Hugh (ca. 1740 – 1774) was a Scottish advocate and poet who served as Attorney General of Grenada.[1]

His youngest daughter was the courtesan Grace Elliott.[2]

Dalrymple graduated LLD in 1771. He was involved in the great Douglas case.[3]



  1. ^ Radcliffe, David H. "Hugh Dalrymple (1740 ca.-1774)". English Poetry 1579-1830. Virginia Tech. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Oxford Journals (1866). Notes and queries. Oxford University Press. 
  3. ^  Alger, John Goldworth (1889). "Elliott, Grace Dalrymple". In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography. 17. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Eliott, Grace, in Journal of my Life (1859)
  • Forster, Harold, Supplements to Dodsley's Collection of Poems (1980) 102
  • Notes Queries 1st Series 9:589