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Record 1926

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 4 October 1810: 'I have just received a letter from [John] Galt with a Candiot poem which ... appears to be damned nonsense ... Galt also writes something not very intelligible about a "Spartan state paper" ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1810 and 31 Oct 1810
Country: Greece
Time: n/a
Place: city: Patras
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:George Gordon Lord Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Greece
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Galt
Title: Fair Shepherdess, The
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 1926  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1973
  Vol: 2
  Page: 22-23
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 2, p. 22-23,, accessed: 13 July 2024

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