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Record 20598

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Benjamin Constant is writing some of the most successful pamphlets of the day., particularly one in favour of the liberty of the press which Lady Holland has just sent to Sir Samuel, together with a very excellent one of Gallois's on the same side'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 6 Sep 1814
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Great Russell St
   
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:Anne Romilly
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1773
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: nee Garbett

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Gallois
Title: [pamphlet on press freedom]
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
sent to her husband by Lady Holland

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20598  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Romilly
  Editor: Samuel Henry Romilly
  Title: Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1936
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 81
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 81, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20598, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

Date of birth a guess - she was married in Jan. 1798, aged about 24.

 

 

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