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Reading Experience:

Byron to Lady Caroline Lamb, 1 May 1812: 'I have read over the few poems of Miss Milbank with attention ... A friend of mine (fifty years old & an author but not Rogers) has just been here, as there is no name to the MSS I shewed them to him, & he was much more enthusiastic in his praises than I have been ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 May 1812
Country: England
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:[friend of Byron's, probably Dallas] anon
Age n/a
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1762
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
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: Annabella Milbanke
Title: [poems]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 2012  
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: 175
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 2, p. 175,, accessed: 06 December 2023

Additional comments:

Marchand suggests friend mentioned was "probably [Robert Charles] Dallas."



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