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Record Number: 13760


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I was glad to hear Mr. Remond's history from you, though the newspapers had given it to me [italics] en gros [italics].'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1689 and 31 Jul 1727

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:

Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1689

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Daughter of the fifth Earl of Kingston upon Hull

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:

Title:

newspaper

Genre:

Newspapers

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

Unknown

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13760

Source:

Print

Author:

Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu

Editor:

R. Brimley Johnson

Title:

Letters from the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1709 to 1762

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1906

Vol:

n/a

Page:

245

Additional Comments:

Letter from Wortley Montagu to her sister, the Countess of Mar. Taken from the Kessinger Publishing's Reprint of 1906 edition published by J.M.Dent.

Citation:

Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu, R. Brimley Johnson (ed.), Letters from the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1709 to 1762 (London, 1906), n/a, p. 245, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13760, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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