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Record Number: 8824


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mr Brand' to Mary Berry, January 1798: 'Lady Ossory, to alleviate my confinement with a very bad cold, has treated me to Lord Orford's letters to her, tho' in a very mutilated transcript, and desired my opinion about their publication.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1797 and 31 Jan 1798

Country:

unknown

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:

Mr Brand

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Horace Walpole, Lord Orford

Title:

Letters to Lady Ossory

Genre:

Transcribed letters

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

8824

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Lady Theresa Lewis

Title:

Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1865

Vol:

2

Page:

66

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 66, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8824, accessed: 18 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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