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Record 25325

Reading Experience:

From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. Transcription of 'A Conservative Song, to the tune of "There's nae luck about the House"', beginning 'How happy we, the sun and moon/ Are placed so very high...' At the end of the song is written "Essex Standard, Feb. 2 1833"
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 2 Feb 1833
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Essex
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 Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Anon. Traditional
Title: A Conservative Song
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: in the Essex Standard, 2 Feb, 1833
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 25325  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: n/a
  Title: Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: CP1
  Page/folio: 37

Citation: anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823 Private Collection, p. CP1, p. 37,, accessed: 18 July 2019

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