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Record 20599

Reading Experience:

'Benjamin Constant is writing some of the most successful pamphlets of the day., particularly one in favour of the liberty of the press which Lady Holland has just sent to Sir Samuel, together with a very excellent one of Gallois's on the same side'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 6 Sep 1814
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Great Russell St
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:Samuel Romilly
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Mar 1757
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: lawyer
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: Henri-Benjamin Constant de Rebecque
Title: [pamphlet on press freedom]
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
sent by Lady Holland


Source Information:

Record ID: 20599  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Romilly
  Editor: Samuel Henry Romilly
  Title: Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1936
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 81
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 81,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:



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