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Record Number: 9438


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

The Hon. James Abercrombie to Mary Berry, 5 January 1820: 'I am reading Coxe's "Life of Marlborough;" the subject, in spite of the dulness and want of capacity in the writer, renders it most truly interesting.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1819 and 5 Jan 1820

Country:

unknown

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

The Hon. James Abercrombie

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1776

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

aristocrat

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Coxe

Title:

Life of Marlborough

Genre:

History, Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9438

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:

192

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. 192, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9438, accessed: 26 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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