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Record 19241

Reading Experience:

'Read Arthur Stanley's Three Introductory Lectures on the Study of Ecclesiastical History Parker Oxford - price [italics] perhaps [ed italics] 2s-6d, not more. I do so like them and so does Meta. And Dasent's Norse Tales, which are charming, & the introduction best of all and "Adam Bede" - you read Scenes from Clerical Life? did you not?'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 9 Mar 1859
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Manchester
specific address: 42 Plymouth Grove
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:Margaret Emily Gaskell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1837
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's daughter
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: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
Title: Three Introductory Lectures on the study of Ecclesiastical History
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19241  
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: 537
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 537,, accessed: 23 March 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor, Arthur Pollard. Letter to Charles Eliot Norton



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