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Record 27566

Reading Experience:

12 April 1880: 'Towards the evening there came a telegram from Mr. Drysdale, drawing attention to a notice in the Echo. C[harles]. S[chreiber] was out, but I sent for the Echo at once, and when it came it was found to contain a paragraph to the effect that the Liberals at Poole had decided to petition against C. S.'s return. I have not had much peace since.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 12 Apr 1880
Country: England
Time: evening
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: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)
Additional comments: also known as Lady Charlotte Guest. Nee Charlotte Bertie


Text Being Read:

Title: report on Liberal petition against return of Charles Schreiber to Parliament
Genre: Politics, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: In The Echo
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27566  
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: 167-168
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 167-168,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:

Charles Schreiber had been elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Poole on 31 March 1880. The Liberal petition was ultimately abandoned; see p.168 in source.



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