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Record Number: 9247


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 29 July 1790: 'I have most seriously been house-hunting for you. I saw two bills on doors in Montpellier-row, but neither are furnished.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1790 and 29 Jul 1790

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Montpellier Row

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:

Horace Walpole

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Sep 1717

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Church of England

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:

anon

Title:

bills advertising houses for sale/to let

Genre:

Reference / General works, Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement, Poster

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

9247

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:

1

Page:

208

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), 1, p. 208, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9247, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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