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Record Number: 13091


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Have you noticed the Abuse of St Pauls in the Times - I ws moved to write but kept Silence though it was pain and grief to me'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 5 Oct 1844

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Taunton
county: Devon
specific address: Combe Florey

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:

Sydney Smith

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Jun 1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Clergyman and writer

Religion:

Christian

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:

The Times

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13091

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Nowell C. Smith

Title:

The Letters of Sydney Smith

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1953

Vol:

II

Page:

855

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Nowell C. Smith (ed.), The Letters of Sydney Smith (Oxford, 1953), II, p. 855, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13091, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Letter to Lady Grey.

   
   
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