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Reading Experience:

'Judging from the Pamphlet, you gave me & which I have found very useful, the insects of the Rio Plata are tolerably well-known.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 1 Nov 1833
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:Charles Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Feb 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Scientist and Writer
Religion: Atheist
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Jean Theodore Lacordaire
Title: M?moire sur les habitudes des Col?opt?res de l'Am?rique m?ridionale.
Genre: Natural history
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: (Extr.) 8vo. Paris (1830). [Philos. Tracts, ii. 17.] 1830
Provenance: owned


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