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Record Number: 17586


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The story of Julia and the daisies is beautiful - I read it to MF, (my father) and he liked it much'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 23 Jun 1810

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Chelsea College

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Sarah Harriet Burney

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Aug 1772

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

Charles Burney


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charlotte Barrett

Title:

[a letter]

Genre:

letter

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

17586

Source:

Print

Author:

Sarah Harriet Burney

Editor:

Lorna J. Clark

Title:

Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The

Place of Publication:

Athens GA / London

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

116

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 116, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17586, accessed: 03 February 2023


Additional Comments:

Letter to Charlotte Barrett, 23rd June 1810. The story referred to is probably an anecdote in a letter from Charlotte to SHB about her daughter, aged 20 months, crying in a hayfield when the daisies had been cut down.

   
   
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