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Record 27776

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
18 November 1884: 'Ivor [son] went to attend a Conservative meeting summoned by Lord Salisbury to settle to new programme [for the Franchise Bill], invited by Gladstone's overtures of the previous night. I very much feared the Tories would continue obstinate, but, by the papers I have since seen, it would appear that there are hopes of their listening to reason. It is so odd that I should care about this.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Nov 1884 and 16 Nov 1884
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: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: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: reports on talks towards Franchise Bill
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27776  
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: 184
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from Her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 184, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27776, accessed: 20 April 2024

Additional comments:

Lady Charlotte's husband, a Conservative M.P., had died on 29 March 1884.

 

 

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