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Record Number: 8667


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I must tell you an act of kindness of William Lamb--he has been looking over and correcting Ada Reis for me'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

28 Nov 1821

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

William Lamb

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Mar 1779

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Whig politician, future Prime Minister

Religion:

unknown

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:

Lady Caroline Lamb

Title:

Ada Reis

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown, William Lamb would have read either fair copies or proofs from the printer.

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

8667

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby)

Editor:

Paul Douglass

Title:

The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

180

Additional Comments:

Letter to John Murray dated 28 November 1821.

Citation:

Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby), Paul Douglass (ed.), The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb (New York, 2006), n/a, p. 180, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8667, accessed: 21 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Lady Caroline had written to Murray on 27 November without mentioning her husband reading Ada Reis, so it would seem that the letter of the 28th refers to a reading experience that occurred that day.

   
   
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