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Record 1677

Reading Experience:

William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 2 February 1820 (following remarks on death of George III): 'The same Paper, the Times, which has brought us this Intelligence, has agitated my Family and myself much by containing, in a most conspicuous part of it, an advertisement declaratory of Mr Brougham's intention once more to disturb the County of West[morla]nd.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 29 Jan 1820 and 2 Feb 1820
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:

Reading Group:Wordsworth Family
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: various
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:

Title: Times, The
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: after 29 January 1820 (date of George III's death)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1677  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 579-80
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 579-80,, accessed: 27 January 2023

Additional comments:



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