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Record 4943

Reading Experience:

'Books lately read' Lord Chesterfield's Letters to his son, 4 vols. It has been said of these letters... The first and 2nd vols appear to me unexceptionable. Of the others, I cannot say so much, there is a degree of libertinism expressed...
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: 9 Oct 1810
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Dove's Nest, home of the Peddar family
other location: place of employment
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:Ellen Weeton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1776
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
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: Philip Dormer Stanhope
Title: Letters written by the Late Right Honourable Phili
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4943  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ellen Weeton
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess
  Place of Publication: Whitstable
  Date of Publication: 1969
  Vol: 1
  Page: 303-304
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ellen Weeton, Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess (Whitstable, 1969), 1, p. 303-304,, accessed: 29 March 2023

Additional comments:



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