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Record Number: 1229


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' ... I have lately read Dr. Whitaker's history of ... Whalley both with profit and pleasure.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1808 and 2 Oct 1808

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:

Reader:

William Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

7 Apr 1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

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:

Thomas Dunham Whitaker

Title:

History of the Original Parish of Whalley, and Honour of Clitheroe, The

Genre:

History, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1801

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1229

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:

270

Additional Comments:

From William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham, 2 October 1808.

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. 270, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1229, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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