Table 4-1.   Frequency of Prose Writers in Annuals

                  Author                     Total                                  Author                       Total
           Anonymous                      952                           Delta (David L Moir)             14
         *Roscoe, Thomas               154                           Bainim, John & Michael         14
         *Hood, Thomas                  110                           Gore, Catherine                     14
         *Mitford, Mary Russell         83                            Carne, John                          14
         *Hall, Anna Maria                 71                            Rolls, Mrs. Henry                 13
         *Ellis, Sarah (Stickney)         55                            Scargill, William Pitt              13
         *Sheridan, Louisa H.             54                            Moodie, Mrs. Susannah         13
         *Harrison, William Henry      50                             Ettrick Shepherd (J. Hogg)    12
         *Caunter, Rev. Hobart          41                             Chorley, John Ritter              12
         *Howitt, Mary                     38                           *Pringle, Thomas                    12
         *Ritchie, Leitch                    38                            Forrester, Charles R.             12
           Hofland, Barbara                36                            Strickland, Jane M.                10
         *Janin, Jules                        35                            Bulwer-Lytton, Edward R.     10
         *Strickland, Agnes               33                            Thomson, Richard                 10
         *Blessington, Countess of     27                             Norton, Mrs. Erskine            10
           Jewsbury, Maria J.             26                            Lennox, Lord William            10
         *Howitt, William                   25                         *Barton, Bernard                     10
         *Wilson, John                       24                          Campbell, R. Calder               10
           St. John, James A.              24                           Bird, John                             10
         *Norton, Caroline E. S.         24                            Omega                                   9
           Roberts, Emma                   24                           Fraser, James Baille                 9
         *Toulmin, Camilla                 24                           Scott, Sir Walter                     9
           Chorley, Henry F.               23                           Owen, O. F.                           9
          *Power, Marguerite              23                           Berkeley, Grantly F.                9
            Bowles, Caroline                23                            Luscombe, John                     8
            Bernal, Ralph                     23                            Disraeli, Benjamin                   8
          *Landon, Letitia Elizabeth      22                           Strickland, Catherine               8
            Hill, Isabel                         22                          *Reynolds, Frederic Mansel      8
            Walsh, Rev. Robert            20                           De Calabrella, Baroness           8
            Bowdich Mrs. (Lee)           20                         *Cunningham, Allan                  8
            Walker, Eliza                     19                           Browne (Gray), Mary Ann       8
            Michell, Nicholas               18                           Porter, Jane Ann                     8
          *Inglis, Henry (D. Conway)  18                           Aguilar, Grace                        8
            Shelley, Mary                    17                           Smith, Albert                          8
            Barker, M. H. (Old Sailor)   17                          Cornwall, Barry (Procter)         7
          *Watts, Alaric A.                 16                           Cox, Rev. F. A.                      7
            Romer, Isabella                  15                           Hervey, Charles Kimble           7
            Tayler, Rev. Charles B.       15                           James, George P. R.               7
            Abdy, Maria                      15                         *Kennedy, William                    7
            Opie, Amelia                      15                          Lovell, George William             7
           *Lockhart, John Gibson       15

Note:  * denotes editor of annuals