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Record Number: 9335


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Berry, Journal, 26 February 1812: 'The morning at Devonshire House, where I found the Duke in his library with the Marquis Douglas and George Neville, who were looking over his beautiful books.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

26 Feb 1812

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London
specific address: Devonshire House
location in dwelling: Library

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:

The Duke of Devonshire, Marquis Douglas, and George Neville

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

various

Religion:

various

Country of Origin:

various

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

books

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

9335

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:

493-94

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. 493-94, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9335, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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