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Record 2267

Reading Experience:

Byron to Thomas Moore, 25 March 1817, on Alpine travels in 1816: 'I kept a journal of the whole for my sister Augusta, which she copied and let Murray see.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1816 and 31 Dec 1817
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:John Murray
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1778
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Publisher
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: George Gordon Lord Byron
Title: travel journal
Genre: Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Manuscript: Codex
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)
from Augusta Leigh


Source Information:

Record ID: 2267  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1976
  Vol: 5
  Page: 188
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 188,, accessed: 04 December 2023

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