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Record 10293

Reading Experience:

'... it is his son that is the Rev. Henry Harrington who published those very curious, entertaining & valuable remains of his Ancestor under the Title "Nugae Antiquae", which my Father & all of us were formerly so fond of.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1769 and 30 Apr 1780
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:Frances Burney
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Jun 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Henry Harrington
Title: Nugae Antiquae
Genre: Poetry, editor's note: a volume of miscellaneous papers, in prose and verse, selected from his father's family papers...
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London 1769, 1775
Provenance: owned
in father's library


Source Information:

Record ID: 10293  
Source - Print  
  Author: Fanny Burney
  Editor: Betty Rizzo
  Title: The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: IV
  Page: 89
  Additional comments: Letter to Susanna Elizabeth Burney from Bath dated 30 April [1780]

Citation: Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (London: Oxford University Press, 2003), IV, p. 89,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:

editor's note: FB's father apparently owned the 2 vols. of 1769 and 1775 (CB's Lib, p. 23)



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