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Record 25388

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. 'Of M. De Glessir, Tutor to the young Marquis Grignan (Admirable advice!), "The Chevalier is of more use to the dear boy, than can easily be imagined; he is continually striking the full chords of honour and respectability, and takes an interest in his affairs, for which you cannot sufficiently thank him, he enters into everything, attends to every thing, and wishes the Marquis to regulate his own accounts, and incur no necessary expenses..." M. de Sevigne to Mad de Grignan Letter DCCCXXII. Vol. VL.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Mar 1827 and 31 Mar 1827
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: anon
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Marie de Rabutin-Chantal marquise de Sévigné
Title: The Letters of Madame de Sévigné, to her Daughter and her Friends
Genre: Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25388  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: n/a
  Title: Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: CP1
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823 Private Collection, p. CP1, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25388, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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