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Record 1685

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Dorothy Wordsworth to Thomas Hutchinson, 14 December 1820: 'The news from Hayti [ie Haiti, where revolution had taken place] has grieved Mr Clarkson [friend of King Henri Christophe] very much ... He is anxiously expecting private accounts, having at present heard nothing but through the Newspapers.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1820 and 31 Dec 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:

Reader:Thomas Clarkson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Clergyman
Religion: Evangelical
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: [newspapers]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: October-December 1820
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1685  
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: 655
  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. 655, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1685, accessed: 24 September 2022

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