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Record Number: 9167


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Berry, Journal, Saturday 18 May 1811: 'I went with Joanna Baillie to Hampstead, to remain till Monday. Dined before four, and went out upon the Heath. Sat for above two hours in a delicious fine evening; afterwards read over together "The Two Martius," and criticised them, and likewise some of my other scraps, which I think Joanna liked less than I expected.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

18 May 1811

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Hampstead

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:

Reading Group:

Mary Berry and Joanna Baillie

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writers

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England (Berry); Scotland (Baillie)

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mary Berry

Title:

["scraps" of writings]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9167

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Lady Theresa Lewis

Title:

Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1865

Vol:

2

Page:

477

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 477, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9167, accessed: 21 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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