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Record Number: 29494


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Letter] 'I make C. Buxton's book quite my Bible at present. He hits so many small nails on the head that suit my feelings and opinions so exactly, and I think he is so very acute, and sometimes a little cynical to my surprise.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1873 and 31 Dec 1873

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Emma Darwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 May 1808

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

wife & mother

Religion:

Unitarian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Buxton

Title:

Notes of Thought

Genre:

Other religious, Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Published 1873

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29494

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

V2

Page:

206

Additional Comments:

Letter [1873] from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta Litchfield.

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29494, accessed: 19 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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