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Record Number: 10978


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Breakfasted below. Read "Edinburgh Review" afterwards, for first time, after I know what interval, a little Greek, viz Plut. "Phocian"'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

25 Jun 1809

Country:

England

Time

morning: Morning, after (late) breakfast

Place:

location in dwelling: Lord Harrowby's 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:

William Windham

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 May 1750

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

government minister, 1806-1807

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Edinburgh Review

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10978

Source:

Print

Author:

William Windham

Editor:

Mrs Henry Baring

Title:

The Diary of the right Hon. William Windham

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1866

Vol:

n/a

Page:

492

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William Windham, Mrs Henry Baring (ed.), The Diary of the right Hon. William Windham (London, 1866), p. 492, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10978, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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