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Record 2188

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to John Hanson, 11 July 1815: 'Dear Sir -- I have called about my Will -- which I hope is nearly ready. -- I also wish to have the robe and sword sent up to my house -- and the Pedigree this last must be looked for immediately -- I recollect perfectly seeing it at your house -- and trust that it is not lost or mislaid -- as it is not only a document of importance but beautiful and valuable as a piece of work from the inlaid engravings upon it.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 11 Jul 1815
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: House of John Hanson (reader's lawyer)
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Byron family pedigree
Genre: Genealogy
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2188  
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: 303
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 303, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2188, accessed: 07 October 2022

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