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Record 16691

Reading Experience:

'I think Mrs Hall's book beautiful, but am not in love with her dedicatory letter [to Mary Russell Mitford]. It is meagre.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1826 and 31 Dec 1827
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:Barbara Hofland
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1770
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Author and translator
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: nee Wreaks


Text Being Read:

Author: Mrs S.C. Hall
Title: Sketches of Irish Character
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16691  
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: 203
  Additional comments: Letter from Barbara Hofland to Miss Mitford, undated but probably in 1826 or 1827.

Citation: A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford (London, 1882), 1, p. 203,, accessed: 04 June 2023

Additional comments:



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