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Record 16639

Reading Experience:

'In truth I have read nothing these three months but "Strathallan," which I heard much of when it came out, but feel disappointed in now. The fact is that the time is past for it. The best parts of it are those which describe feelings that during the late war came home to the bosoms of all. Since the peace, or, at least, since her most precious majesty's trial, all our political and public feelings have been in a manner asleep...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 11 Jul 1822 and 11 Oct 1822
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:Eleanor Anne Porden
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Jul 1795
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Author
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: unknown
Title: Strathallan
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 16639  
Source - Print  
  Author: A.G. L'Estrange
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1882
  Vol: 1
  Page: 131
  Additional comments: Letter from Miss Porden to Miss Mitford, Mortlake, October 11, 1822

Citation: A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford (London, 1882), 1, p. 131,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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