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Record 339

Reading Experience:

'Burn. May 1812' 'The small birds rejoice in the green leaves returning /...' [transcribes poem]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 May 1812 and 31 May 1812
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:B.A.T. Herbert
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Burns
Title: The Chevalier's Lament
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 339  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: B.A.T. Herbert
  Title: Commonplace Book 'Book Belonging to my Darling Grandmother'
  Location: St Clair Collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: B.A.T. Herbert, Commonplace Book 'Book Belonging to my Darling Grandmother' St Clair Collection, p. n/a,, accessed: 07 February 2023

Additional comments:



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