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Record 29494

Reading Experience:

[Letter] 'I make C. Buxton's book quite my Bible at present. He hits so many small nails on the head that suit my feelings and opinions so exactly, and I think he is so very acute, and sometimes a little cynical to my surprise.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1873 and 31 Dec 1873
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:Emma Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 2 May 1808
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: wife & mother
Religion: Unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Charles Buxton
Title: Notes of Thought
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published 1873
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29494  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Henrietta Litchfield
  Title: Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1915
  Vol: V2
  Page: 206
  Additional comments: Letter [1873] from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta Litchfield.

Citation: Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 206,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:



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