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Record 10034

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Dear Lord Byron? I must thank you for yr. Poem you have sent me I [this word is illegible] not say how good I think it is [?]'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1812 and 31 Dec 1813
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:Lady Sarah Jersey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Mar 1785
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: socialite, patroness of Almack's Assembly Rooms
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: [poem]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10034  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Lady Sarah Jersey
  Title: n/a
  Location: John Murray Archive
  Call no: Byron Papers, Byron Box A 31, Item lot 4
  Page/folio: unfoliated

Citation: Lady Sarah Jersey, John Murray Archive, p. Byron Papers, Byron Box A 31, Item lot 4, p. unfoliated, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10034, accessed: 07 July 2022

Additional comments:

Transcribed by Lindsey Eckert.

 

 

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