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Record 17963

Reading Experience:

'Have you seen the Journal & letters of my dear Sister? & Charlotte Barrett's pretty Introduction. I earnestly hope the work will be liked; and I think it stands a very fair chance, so many celebrated people will be brought forward. - This is a very tolerable place for getting books (English [underlined] s'entend [end underlining]) but my copy is a present, & will have a fine gauntlet to run, I promise it'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 30 Jan 1842
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cheltenham
specific address: Belgrave House
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: Frances (Burney) d'Arblay
Title: Diary and letters of Madame d'Arblay
Genre: Autobiog / Diary, Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 17963  
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: 453
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 453,, accessed: 26 May 2020

Additional comments:

Letter to Anna (Wilbraham) Grosvenor 30th January-6th February 1842. Book was edited by Madame d'Arblay's niece (and SHB's favourite correspondent), Charlotte Barrett.



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