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Record 1692

Reading Experience:

'On 19 April 1809 S[ara] H[utchinson] wrote to Mary Monkhouse from Allan Bank, "The nicest model of a churn I ever saw was in 'Barrow's account of the interior of Africa.'"'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1801 and 1809
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:Sara Hutchinson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: none
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:

Author: John Barrow
Title: Travels into the Interior of South Africa
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 vols, 1801-04
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1692  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 13-14
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 13-14,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

In entry 28 (ii) of Wu (1995); quotation from Kathleen Coburn, ed., The Letters of Sara Hutchinson (1954).



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