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Record Number: 16686


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We have not got a circulating library. It was too near Glasgow to thrive, and I am no ways acquainted in Glasgow. I am, therefore, famishing for the want of books. I have to pick up all my news of literature from the newspapers. I saw a delightful piece of yours quoted there lately from a book called "The Coronet, or Literary and Christian Remembrancer." It was entitled "Fanny's Fairings."'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1827 and 31 Dec 1827

Country:

Scotland

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:

anon (admirer of Mary Russell Mitford)

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mary Russell Mitford

Title:

Fanny's Fairings

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16686

Source:

Print

Author:

A.G. L'Estrange

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1882

Vol:

1

Page:

179

Additional Comments:

Letter from an unnamed admirer of Miss Mitfords, Govan, December 31, 1827.

Citation:

A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford (London, 1882), 1, p. 179, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16686, accessed: 08 August 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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