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Record Number: 19238


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Yes! I found the American cookery books here when we got home, (Decr 20th) and many many thanks. we can't understand all the words used - because, you see, [italics] we [end italics] speak English, - but we have made some capital brown bread and several other good things, by the help of them'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 20 Dec 1858 and 9 Mar 1859

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Manchester
specific address: 42 Plymouth Grove

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 Cleghorn Gaskell

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Sep 1810

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer and clergyman's wife

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:

[unknown]

Title:

[American cookery books]

Genre:

Cookery

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
probably given by Charles Eliot Norton


Source Information:

Record ID:

19238

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Editor:

J.A.V. Chapple

Title:

Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The

Place of Publication:

Manchester

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

536

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 536, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19238, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Additional editor, Arthur Pollard. Letter to Charles Eliot Norton

   
   
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