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Record 16549

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 15 January 1840: '[Mary Hunter] was brought up a dissenter among dissenters, & amused herself one day when she & I were together in a bookseller's shop, with looking over for a novelty the church catechism'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1832 and 15 Jan 1840
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: Bookshop
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:Mary Hunter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Daughter of Dissenting minister
Religion: Dissenter
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:

Title: Church of England catechism
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 16549  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: 4
  Page: 224
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1986), 4, p. 224,, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:



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