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Record Number: 24268


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Lord Liverpool to John Wilson Croker, 23 August 1824: 'Who is Mr. Prior? I have read his "Life of Burke" with the greatest satisfaction [...] There are very few things in it which I should want to alter, and it is a most important addition to our literature.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Robert Banks Jenkinson, second Earl of Liverpool

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Prime Minister, Great Britain

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:

Prior

Title:

Life of Burke

Genre:

Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

24268

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Louis L. Jennings

Title:

The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of The Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.,D., F.R.S.

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1884

Vol:

1

Page:

270

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Louis L. Jennings (ed.), The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of The Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.,D., F.R.S. (London, 1884), 1, p. 270, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24268, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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