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Record Number: 1414


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, 28 February [1810], on departure of Sara Hutchinson after four years with Wordsworths: 'Coleridge most of all will miss her, as she has transcribed almost every Paper of the Friend for the press.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1809 and 31 Dec 1810

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Allan Bank, Grasmere

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:

Sara Hutchinson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

none

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:

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Title:

The Friend, A Literary, Moral and Political Weekly Paper

Genre:

Fiction, Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Politics, Philosophy, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

1809-10

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1414

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:

390

Additional Comments:

n/a

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. 390, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1414, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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