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Record 24042

Reading Experience:

'[from a letter from Mary Arnold, later Ward, to her mother] I have indeed seen the paragraphs about Papa. The L's showed them me on Saturday. You can imagine the excitement I was in on Saturday night, not knowing whether it was true or not'. [this refers to a newspaper report of her father's abandonment of Catholicism]
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jun 1865 and 30 Jun 1865
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:Mary Arnold
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 11 Jun 1851
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later writer
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: born in Australia of English parents
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: later Mrs Ward


Text Being Read:

Title: [newspaper]
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
shown by 'the L's'


Source Information:

Record ID: 24042  
Source - Print  
  Author: Janet Penrose Trevelyan
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1923
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 14
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Janet Penrose Trevelyan, The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward (London, 1923), p. 14,, accessed: 02 December 2021

Additional comments:



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