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Record Number: 1677


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 2 February 1820 (following remarks on death of George III): 'The same Paper, the Times, which has brought us this Intelligence, has agitated my Family and myself much by containing, in a most conspicuous part of it, an advertisement declaratory of Mr Brougham's intention once more to disturb the County of West[morla]nd.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 29 Jan 1820 and 2 Feb 1820

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:

Reading Group:

Wordsworth Family

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

various

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:

Title:

Times, The

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

after 29 January 1820 (date of George III's death)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1677

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

579-80

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 579-80, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1677, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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