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Record 19142

Reading Experience:

'I have sent your letter on to my husband by this post; but I must just say a very hearty thank you for the pleasure I know it will give him. It will come to him at the same time as my little confession of having thought his lectures worthy of your reading. I have been very much interested by your remarks which {are} will be of course still more interesting to one capable of entering into their full value'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 20 May 1854 and 22 May 1854
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:Walter Savage Landor
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 30 Jan 1775
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Gaskell
Title: Lectures on the Lancashire Dialect
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Social Science, lectures
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: unknown if printed or MS
Provenance: owned
sent to him by Mrs Gaskell


Source Information:

Record ID: 19142  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  Editor: J.A.V. Chapple
  Title: Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
  Place of Publication: Manchester
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 291
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 291,, accessed: 13 July 2024

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to Landor. She sent him the lectures on May 20th.



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