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Record Number: 1683


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 3 September [1820]: 'How admirable and to me astonishing the ardour and industry of your good husband - to think of writing a sermon to be read to his Family on the same evening!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1820 and 31 Dec 1820

Country:

England

Time

evening

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:

Thomas Clarkson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman

Religion:

Evangelical

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Catherine Clarkson ?Thomas Clarkson junior


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Clarkson

Title:

sermon

Genre:

Sermon

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1683

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:

637

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. 637, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1683, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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