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Record 26930

Reading Experience:

Harriet, Countess Granville to her sister, Lady Carlisle, 25 November 1829: 'We have a quantity of leisure here, and go on in a spirited manner with Dante. I am now reading a book that interests and enchants me, Sumner's "Records of the Creation."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Nov 1829 and 25 Nov 1829
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sandon
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:Harriet Countess Granville
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth Aug 1785
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Sumner
Title: Records of the Creation
Genre: Natural history, ?and religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26930  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Countess Granville
  Editor: F. Leveson Gower
  Title: Letters of Harriet, Countess Granville
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1894
  Vol: 2
  Page: 50
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet, Countess Granville (London, 1894), 2, p. 50,, accessed: 21 March 2023

Additional comments:



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