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Record 26933

Reading Experience:

Harriet, Countess Granville to her sister, Lady Carlisle, 23 September 1831: 'I could hardly believe when I read the "Times" that my girls had dined at the Palais Royal and been to the Italian Opera on the night of the disturbances and vitres brisees. There is nothing like being in the midst of anything for knowing little of its danger.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jun 1831 and 23 Sep 1831
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Paris
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:Harriet Countess Granville
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth Aug 1785
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Diplomat's wife
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: society reports (on reader's own daughters)
Genre: Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: in The Times
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26933  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Countess Granville
  Editor: F. Leveson Gower
  Title: Letters of Harriet, Countess Granville
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1894
  Vol: 2
  Page: 111
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet, Countess Granville (London, 1894), 2, p. 111,, accessed: 02 June 2020

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