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Record Number: 1645


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth describing progress of electioneering in Kendal to Sara Hutchinson, 24 March 1818: 'This morning ... [William Crackenthorp] called ... just before he was setting off with [Henry] B[rougham] on his canvass [he] ran down to us in out-of-breath haste to read us a letter just received from Mr Clarkson to Mr Wakefield [refusing support to Lowthers in election] ... it was a beautiful, a delightful letter ... after he had read the letter he hurried off ... '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

24 Mar 1818

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: Kendal

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 Crackenthorp

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Dorothy Wordsworth (reader's cousin).


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Clarkson

Title:

letter to Mr Wakefield

Genre:

Politics, Private correspondence

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

as published in Kendal Chronicle, 28 March 1818

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1645

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The MIddle Years (1812-1820)

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

448-49

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The MIddle Years (1812-1820) (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 448-49, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1645, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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