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Record 3708

Reading Experience:

"From your account of the absence of newspapers - on wh. I congratulate you sincerely - you may possibly have heard that the lords [sic] have given in about the Irish church. I am far too sick of the whole subject to make any reflections upon it, and am chiefly longing to get beyond the reach of newspapers myself."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1869
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: 16 Onslow Garden
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:Leslie Stephen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Nov 1832
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Literary critic, historian, journalist, biographer
Religion: Christian
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:

Title: Newspapers
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 3708  
Source - Print  
  Author: Leslie Stephen
  Editor: John Bicknell
  Title: The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol 1 1864-1882.
  Place of Publication: Ohio State University Press
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: 1
  Page: 70
  Additional comments: Letter from Leslie Stephen to Charles Eliot Norton (23/6/1869).

Citation: Leslie Stephen, John Bicknell (ed.), The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol 1 1864-1882. (Ohio State University Press, 1996), 1, p. 70,, accessed: 28 November 2023

Additional comments:



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