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Record Number: 16419


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrrett to Lady Margaret Cocks, 19 August 1837: 'I have seen in the papers, the death of a beloved friend of yours, & of one for whom I myself had a true esteem [...] The illness of dear Miss Baker was known to me a very short time before the last news came.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 17 Aug 1837 and 19 Aug 1837

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:

Elizabeth Barrett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

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:

death notice for Harriet Baker (d.17 August)

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16419

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

3

Page:

274

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 274, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16419, accessed: 29 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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