Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Abdy, Edward Strutt

ABDY, EDWARD STRUTT (1791–1846), writer on America, was the fifth and youngest son of Thomas Abdy Abdy, Esq., of Albyns, Essex, by Mary, daughter of James Hayes, of Holliport, a bencher of the Middle Temple. He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he obtained a fellowship (B.A. 1813; M.A. 1817). His death occurred at Bath, 12 Oct. 1846, at the age of 56. His works are:

1. ‘Journal of a Residence and Tour in the United States of North America, from April 1833 to October 1834,’ 3 vols. Lond. 1835. 2. ‘The Water Cure. Cases of Disease cured by Cold Water (translated from the German), with remarks addressed to people of common sense.’ Lond. 1842, 8vo, being a translation of a pamphlet by Von Falkenstein.

[Gent. Mag. N.S. xxvi. 667; MS. Addit. 19209, f. 6.]

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