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Record Number: 9425


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Berry, Journal, 22 June 1815: 'All the details that one hears of the victory of the 18th [June, at Waterloo] show that it was one of the most sanguinary battles that ever took place [...] I went to Lord Palmerston's, where I saw the "Gazette," and examined the large map of the country with Fanny Temple [Palmerston's sister].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

22 Jun 1815

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:

Mary Berry

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Mar 1763

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Anglican

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:

Title:

Gazette

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

9425

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:

3

Page:

61

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), 3, p. 61, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9425, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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