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Record 24438

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Sir Henry Ellis to John Wilson Croker, from the British Museum, 29 October 1829: 'I understand from Mr. Murray that you are engaged [as editor] upon a "Life of Dr. Johnson." [...] 'Mr. Cary, the Assistant Keeper of our Printed Books, tells me a very old edition (I think 1504) of "Horace," belonging to the Burney Collection, has a few notes in Dr. Johnson's hand.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
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:Samuel Johnson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1709
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
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: Horace
Title: n/a
Genre: Classics, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: ?c.1504
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24438  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Louis J. Jennings
  Title: The Croker Papers. The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.D., F.R.S, Secretary to the Admiralty from 1809 to 1830.
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1884
  Vol: 2
  Page: 44
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Louis J. Jennings (ed.), The Croker Papers. The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.D., F.R.S, Secretary to the Admiralty from 1809 to 1830. (London, 1884), 2, p. 44, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24438, accessed: 04 February 2023

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