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Record 18466

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I have become acquainted with a Mr Cumberland, who must be agreeable, for he has an hereditary right to it. I have been reading his father's life. It explains the story of a paper in the Observer, written by him, that always interested me much, of his going to see a friend's place after his death, with the circumstance of his decease. It was the late Lord Sackville'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1818 and 31 Dec 1849
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: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender n/a
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, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: anonymous correspondent of Charlotte Bury

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Richard Cumberland
Title: Memoirs of Richard Cumberland: written by Himself
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18466  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charlotte Bury
  Editor: A. Francis Steuart
  Title: Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: 2
  Page: 133
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The (London, 1908), 2, p. 133, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18466, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

Letter is undated and chronology is unclear but 'Roderick', mentioned in the same letter, was published in 1818. The text named seems likely to be that under discussion - Richard Cumberland died in 1811.

 

 

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