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Record 2535

Reading Experience:

'My dear Sir, I have just read "The Battle of Dorking". It is undeniably clever - but mischievous. [...] Panic assays a great mistake [...]'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 13 May 1871
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:Lord Brougham
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: politician
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George T Chesney
Title: Battle of Dorking
Genre: Essays / Criticism, History
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Blackwood's Magazine
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2535  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Lord Brougham
  Title: Letters
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS 4272
  Page/folio: 67-8

Citation: Lord Brougham, Letters National Library of Scotland, p. MS 4272, p. 67-8,, accessed: 18 April 2024

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