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Record 19286

Reading Experience:

'Sir J.P.K. Shuttleworth seeks your acquaintance & society [because] he has a novel, - partly read to Mrs Nicholls the last time she was at Gawthrop, - partly to me, - [italics] wholly [end italics] to many of his friends - a novel of Lancashire society, whh is at present in MS & which he wants you to publish I have no doubt.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 5 Apr 1860
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Gawthrop
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:Sir J.P.K. Shuttleworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Mrs Nicholls, Mrs Gaskell, other friends - on different occasions
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Sir J.P.K. Shuttleworth
Title: Scarsworth
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: published by Smith and Elder, 1860
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 19286  
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: 611-12
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 611-12,, accessed: 29 March 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter to George Smith.



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