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Record Number: 16692


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In your delightful sketch of Grace Nugent I was much amused by the donkey messengers. Such mercuries are common in Suffold, and I greeted your boys as old acquaintances.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Susanna Strickland

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1803

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Author

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

later Susanna Moodie



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mary Russell Mitford

Title:

Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16692

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:

212

Additional Comments:

Letter from Susanna Strickland to Miss Mitford [undated]

Citation:

A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford (London, 1882), 1, p. 212, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16692, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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