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Record Number: 9477


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Lady Theresa Lewis reproduces letter from Mary Berry to 'Mr. Everett' of Harvard College, of 25 August 1846, in which she praises, and discusses in detail, the 'inaugural discourse at Harvard College' (on educational issues) of which he had sent her a copy within the past year.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 25 Aug 1845 and 25 Aug 1846

Country:

England

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:

Mary Berry

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Mar 1763

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:

Mr Everett

Title:

Inaugural discourse given at Harvard College

Genre:

Other religious, Essays / Criticism, Education

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9477

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:

495-96

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. 495-96, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9477, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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