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Record Number: 25682


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

The elderly Charles Austin to Harriet Grote (October 1861): 'The world is very full of noise just now. Here, however, in the depth of the country, the echoes are faint, and I am compelled to draw, as well as I can, conclusions from the "Times."'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1861 and 31 Oct 1861

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Suffolk

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:

Charles Austin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

The Times

Genre:

Politics, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25682

Source:

Print

Author:

Harriet Grote

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Personal Life of George Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to an from Various Friends.

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1873

Vol:

n/a

Page:

254

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Harriet Grote, The Personal Life of George Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to an from Various Friends. (London, 1873), p. 254, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25682, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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