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Record 10985

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Up by nine. Read a little this morning in Lord Bolingbroke's "Study of History". What extreme foppery! Yet what can one point out as proofs?'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 24 Jul 1809
Country: England
Time: morning: 'this morning' (after 9.00am)
Place: location in dwelling: Home
   
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:William Windham
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 May 1750
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: government minister, 1806-1807
Religion: n/a
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: Henry Saint John, Viscount Bolingbroke
Title: Letter on the Study and Use of History
Genre: Essays / Criticism, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10985  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Windham
  Editor: Mrs Henry Baring
  Title: The Diary of the right Hon. William Windham
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1866
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 494
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Windham, Mrs Henry Baring (ed.), The Diary of the right Hon. William Windham (London, 1866), p. 494, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10985, accessed: 02 March 2024

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