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Record 13445

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I am glad you were pleased with Clery. As I have succeeded in one recommendation, I will take the liberty of making another, and advise you to buy Count Rumford's Essays, and to read that in particular which treats of the food of the poor. The amazingly small expence at which they can be fed is really surprising'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 21 Oct 1798
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:[Mrs] Beach
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Clery
Title: Journal
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13445  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Nowell C. Smith
  Title: The Letters of Sydney Smith
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1953
  Vol: I
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Nowell C. Smith (ed.), The Letters of Sydney Smith (Oxford, 1953), I, p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13445, accessed: 24 July 2019

Additional comments:

Letter from Sydney Smith to Mrs Beach

 

 

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