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Record Number: 2739


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'If you happen to have heard Mr. Sullivan's conversation with me about "From Oxford to Rome' it may interest you to know that the authoress is a Miss Harris, daughter of a Dissenting Minister at Wallingford, & that she is still a Roman Catholic, in spite of her book.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: Jul 1847

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:

Mary Russell Mitford

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Dec 1787

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Author

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Elizabeth Harris

Title:

From Oxford to Rome

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2739

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Mary Russell Mitford

Title:

Letter to Caroline Clive, n.d. July 1847

Location:

Collection of Edward Clive, Whitfield, Wormbridge, Hereford

Call No:

MS Whitfield C65

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Mary Russell Mitford, Letter to Caroline Clive, n.d. July 1847 Collection of Edward Clive, Whitfield, Wormbridge, Hereford, p. MS Whitfield C65, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2739, accessed: 08 August 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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