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Record 17586

Reading Experience:

'The story of Julia and the daisies is beautiful - I read it to MF, (my father) and he liked it much'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 23 Jun 1810
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Chelsea College
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Sarah Harriet Burney
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Aug 1772
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Charles Burney
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Charlotte Barrett
Title: [a letter]
Genre: letter
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 17586  
Source - Print  
  Author: Sarah Harriet Burney
  Editor: Lorna J. Clark
  Title: Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The
  Place of Publication: Athens GA / London
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 116
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 116,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:

Letter to Charlotte Barrett, 23rd June 1810. The story referred to is probably an anecdote in a letter from Charlotte to SHB about her daughter, aged 20 months, crying in a hayfield when the daisies had been cut down.



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