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Record 1213

Reading Experience:

'We received the Books a week ago ... We have all already to thank you for a great deal of delight which we have received from them. In the first place my Brother and Sister have read the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, which is a most valuable and interesting Book. - My Brother speaks of it with unqualified approbation, and he intends to read it over again.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Feb 1807 and 15 Feb 1807
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:William Wordsworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 Apr 1770
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, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Hutchinson
Title: Memoirs of Colonel Hutchinson
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Authored by Hutchinson's wife; first published 1806 by the Revd. J. Hutchinson.
Provenance: unknown
Sent by Lady Beaumont


Source Information:

Record ID: 1213  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth. The Middle Years, Part I: 1806-1811
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1969
  Vol: 1
  Page: 133
  Additional comments: From Dorothy Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, "Sunday Evening. [Feb. 15 1807]".

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth. The Middle Years, Part I: 1806-1811 (Oxford, 1969), 1, p. 133,, accessed: 31 January 2023

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