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Record Number: 836


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Bro [Barrett's eldest brother, Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett] read prayers. Afterwards he read Lord John Russell?s speech on Reform, in the midst of which, I who am interested in reform & admire Lord John Russell, fell fast asleep. My politics were not strong enough to keep my eyes open.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 26 Jun 1831 and 26 Jun 1831

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 reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Edward Moulton-Barrett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Evangelical Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Elizabeth Barrett, and, presumably, the rest of the family.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Russell

Title:

[Speech on Reform]

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

836

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Barrett

Editor:

Elizabeth Berridge

Title:

The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

89

Additional Comments:

Diary entry for 26 June 1831

Citation:

Elizabeth Barrett, Elizabeth Berridge (ed.), The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1974), p. 89, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=836, accessed: 30 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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