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Record 19226

Reading Experience:

'I see in an advertisement of the contents of a Magazine (the Psychological) of which I believe you are the Editor, a paper on Charlotte Bronte. Having a very strong interest in the subject I should particularly wish to see that number and if you would kindly direct it to be forwarded to me, I would return the publisher the amount in postage stamps.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 29 Jun 1858
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Silverdale
county: Lancashire
specific address: Lindeth Tower
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:Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Sep 1810
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer and clergyman's wife
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: [n/a]
Title: [advertisement for the 'Psychological' magazine]
Genre: Social Science, Biography, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19226  
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: 511
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 511,, accessed: 27 January 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor, Arthur Pollard. Letter to unknown correspondent.



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