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Record Number: 24611


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

John Wilson Croker to Lord Brougham (1850-51): 'And so you are reading my Bozzy'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1850 and 31 Dec 1851

Country:

n/a

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:

Henry Brougham

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1778

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Politician

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

James Boswell

Title:

Life of Samuel Johnson

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Ed. John Wilson Croker

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24611

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Louis J. Jennings

Title:

The Croker Papers. The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.D., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty from 1809 t0 1830

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1884

Vol:

3

Page:

222

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Louis J. Jennings (ed.), The Croker Papers. The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.D., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty from 1809 t0 1830 (London, 1884), 3, p. 222, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24611, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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