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Record 16687

Reading Experience:

'Dear Madam, Accept my best thanks for the copy of "Rienzi", and allow me to assure you that it has not been thrown away, for, as [Rev William] Harness can bear witness, I can repeat long passages of it by heart. I have now the pleasure of forwarding to you the volumes I mentioned...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 20 Oct 1828
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: 72 Welbeck St, Cavendish Square
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:Alexander Dyce
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 30 Jun 1798
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: dramatic editor and literary historian
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Russell Mitford
Title: Rienzi
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
sent by author


Source Information:

Record ID: 16687  
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: 181
  Additional comments: Letter from Alexander Dyce to Miss Mitford, London, October 20, 1828

Citation: A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford (London, 1882), 1, p. 181,, accessed: 20 January 2022

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