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Record Number: 20597


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Benjamin Constant is writing some of the most successful pamphlets of the day, particularly one in favour of the liberty of the press which Lady Holland has just sent to Sir Samuel, together with a very excellent one of Gallois's on the same side'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 6 Sep 1814

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Great Russell St

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:

Anne Romilly

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1773

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

nee Garbett



Text Being Read:

Author:

Henri-Benjamin Constant-de Rebecque

Title:

[pamphlet on press freedom]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
sent to her husband by Lady Holland


Source Information:

Record ID:

20597

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Romilly

Editor:

Samuel Henry Romilly

Title:

Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1936

Vol:

n/a

Page:

81

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 81, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20597, accessed: 17 January 2022


Additional Comments:

Date of birth a guess - she was married in Jan. 1798, aged about 24.

   
   
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