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Record Number: 17259


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 12 December 1843: 'I have read in Baron Dupotet's & Dr Stone's book upon Mesmerism, that in cases of the chest, it will not avail -- and that the spitting of blood has been brought on very violently by attempting to cast the patient into sleep'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1838 and 12 Dec 1843

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:

Elizabeth Barrett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

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:

Baron Jean du Potet de Sennevoy

Title:

An Introduction to the Study of Animal Magnetism ... With an Appendix Containing Reports of British Practitioners in Favour of the Science

Genre:

Medicine, Astrology / alchemy / occult

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1838

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17259

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

8

Page:

84

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1990), 8, p. 84, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17259, accessed: 13 July 2024


Additional Comments:

Source eds unable to identify 'Dr Stone' (see p.85 n.13).

   
   
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