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Record 17743

Reading Experience:

'I have bought a book lately full of general information, & written in a good spirit - that is containing a happy mixture of religious feeling with Science. Its title is "Good's Book of Nature". Have you heard of it? It is by a Dr Good, an M.D.F.R.S. who delivered Lectures at the London Institution'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 12 Feb 1827
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Crewe Hall
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:Sarah Harriet Burney
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Aug 1772
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
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: John Mason Good
Title: Book of Nature, The
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism, Natural history, Lectures
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 17743  
Source - Print  
  Author: Sarah Harriet Burney
  Editor: Lorna J. Clark
  Title: Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The
  Place of Publication: Athens GA / London
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 270
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 270,, accessed: 02 June 2020

Additional comments:

letter to Charlotte Barrett, 12th February 1827



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