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Record Number: 1647


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 30 March 1818: 'Mr Clarkson's letter [refusing support to Lowther interest in Westmorland elections] was published in yesterday's paper; and I have read it with delight, as an admirable letter and a faithful picture of his noble mind, but I feel assured that it will serve a cause which he would not wish to serve if he were acquainted with all its bearings.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

29 Mar 1818

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:

Dorothy Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

25 Dec 1771

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:

Thomas Clarkson

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Politics, open letter to newspaper

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

Kendal Chronicle, 28 March 1818

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1647

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:

455

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. 455, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1647, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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