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Record 20084

Reading Experience:

'I communicated this Letter [from Colley Cibber, reproduced in the text] to Lord Chief Baron [italics] Bowes [end italics], the Hon. [italics] Arthur Hill [end italics], Esq., and several Persons of Taste, who were infinitely delighted with it, as they were with many others, which I had from Mr [italics] Cibber [end italics], and which would considerably have embellished my Work, had I not the Misfortune to lose them, by lending them to a Man of Distinction, who by some Accident mislaid them.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 29 Jul 1750
Country: Ireland
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:Arthur Hill, Lord Bowes
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1694
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: M.P.
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Colley Cibber
Title: [letter to LP]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
shown to him by LP


Source Information:

Record ID: 20084  
Source - Print  
  Author: Laetitia Pilkington
  Editor: A.C. Elias
  Title: Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington
  Place of Publication: Athens GA
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: I
  Page: 327
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 327,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:



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