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Record Number: 1215


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We travelled ... to Nottingham, where we walked about and viewed the Castle and town, an interesting old place, and particularly so to us at that time having just read Mrs Hutchinson's account of the troubles there in Oliver Cromwell's time.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1807 and 19 Jul 1807

Country:

England

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:

Reading Group:

Wordsworth Family

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

various

Religion:

Church of England

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:

Lucy Hutchinson

Title:

Memoirs of Colonel Hutchinson

Genre:

History, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1806

Provenance

unknown
Sent by Lady Beaumont


Source Information:

Record ID:

1215

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth. The Middle Years, Part I: 1806-1811

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1969

Vol:

1

Page:

157

Additional Comments:

From Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 19 July [1807].

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth. The Middle Years, Part I: 1806-1811 (Oxford, 1969), 1, p. 157, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1215, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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