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Record 10079

Reading Experience:

[transcibed in what seems to be Lady Caroline's hand]: 'What is Majesty without its externals?-- / by Burke'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 3 Jun 1805 and 26 Jan 1828
Country: England, Ireland, or France
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 Caroline Lamb
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Nov 1785
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: socialite, novelist, inflential member of Whig political elite
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England, Ireland, or France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: (n?e Ponsonby)


Text Being Read:

Author: Edmund Burke
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Philosophy, Unknown
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 10079  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby)
  Title: [commonplace book 2]
  Location: John Murray Archive
  Call no: Acc.12604/4106
  Page/folio: 41v

Citation: Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby), [commonplace book 2] John Murray Archive, p. Acc.12604/4106, p. 41v,, accessed: 31 May 2023

Additional comments:

I have been unable to find what text Lady Caroline is referencing here. Transcribed by Lindsey Eckert.



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