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Record 27556

Reading Experience:

25 November 1879, following account of husband's attendance at Conservative Party dinner at Poole, and late return home: 'It must have been 1/2 past 2 ere I was in bed. C[harles]. S[chreiber]. sat by the fire and I read to him, as is now our usual custom. I had just finished a psalm, when we heard some stir in the passage, and found that the butler, who had been providentially up late, had discovered that a room immediately over the children's wing was on fire.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 24 Nov 1879 and 26 Nov 1879
Country: England
Time: night
Place: city: Poole
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:Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
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)
Charles Schreiber (reader's husband).
Additional comments: also known as Lady Charlotte Guest. Nee Charlotte Bertie


Text Being Read:

Title: Psalm
Genre: Bible, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27556  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 159
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 159,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:



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