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Record Number: 24459


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Having asked Lord Rosebery for a Preface to her "England's Effort"] Knowing that he was never strong, she fully expected a refusal, but found instead that he had already done what she asked, being deeply moved by the proofs that she had sent him'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Until: 31 Dec 1911

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:

Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

7 May 1847

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

politician

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:

Mary Augusta Ward

Title:

England's Effort

Genre:

Social Science, World War I reportage

Form of Text:

Print: proofs

Publication Details

published 1916

Provenance

borrowed (other)
sent by Mrs Ward


Source Information:

Record ID:

24459

Source:

Print

Author:

Janet Penrose Trevelyan

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1923

Vol:

n/a

Page:

280

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Janet Penrose Trevelyan, The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward (London, 1923), p. 280, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24459, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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