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Record Number: 1530


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 16 March 1815: 'Buonaparte seems quite to have put the Corn Laws out of our heads. William has however carefully read all that has been said about them, and his opinion is ... that 80 is too high a price for the standard ... '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1815 and 31 Dec 1815

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:

Title:

[information about the Corn Laws]

Genre:

Social Science, Politics, Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry, information about the Corn Laws

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1530

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

219

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 219, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1530, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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