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Record 22851

Reading Experience:

'[Dr Parker] shewed me a little Poem written to himself by an old Clergyman of sixty nine Years old just upon the Accession of the present King, or about the time of his marriage, in the Year 1761 however; about a Six Pence wch Parker had lent him or some such stuff - the Curiosity of it consists merely in the Age of the Writer, & in an Allusion to an Anecdote now almost forgotten of the famous Doctor Wilson'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1778 and 30 Apr 1778
Country: n/a
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:Hester Lynch Thrale
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 27 Jan 1741
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Wales
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: [verses written to Dr Parker by a clergyman]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
shown by Dr Parker


Source Information:

Record ID: 22851  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hester Lynch Thrale
  Editor: Katharine C. Balderston
  Title: Thraliana
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1951
  Vol: I
  Page: 261
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hester Lynch Thrale, Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana (Oxford, 1951), I, p. 261,, accessed: 31 January 2023

Additional comments:



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