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Record 1681

Reading Experience:

Dorothy Wordsworth describes daily routine during stay at her brother Christopher's London residence in letter to Mary Hutchinson, 5 May 1820: ' ... he sits with me till tea is over - goes to his study with candles, and comes up again at 10 - reads prayers and we sit together till bed-time, and often do not part till twelve o'clock.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1820 and 5 May 1820
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: The Rectory, Lambeth, London
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:Christopher Wordsworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1774
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Rector of St Mary's, Lambeth
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Dorothy Wordsworth (reader's sister)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: prayers
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1681  
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: 598
  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. 598,, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:



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