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Record 2179

Reading Experience:

Byron to James Perry, editor of the Morning Chronicle, 5 October 1814: 'Sir -- I perceive in your paper this day the contradiction of a paragraph copied from the Durham paper announcing the intended marriage of Ld. B. with Miss M[ilbank]e. -- How the paragraph came into the Durham or the other papers I know not -- but as it is founded on fact -- I will be much obliged if you will inform me -- who instructed you to contradict this?'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 5 Oct 1814
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: The Morning Chronicle
Genre: newspaper
Form of Text: Print: NewspaperManuscript: Letter
Publication details: 5 October 1814
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2179  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 4
  Page: 192
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 192,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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