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Record 6174

Reading Experience:

'. . . the Morning Post had yesterday this Paragraph?We hear Lieutenant Burney has succeeded to the command of Capt. Clerke?s ship.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 21 Jan 1780
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: St Martin's Square
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:Frances Burney
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Jun 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
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: n/a
Genre: newspaper report
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: 21 January, 1980
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6174  
Source - Print  
  Author: Fanny Burney
  Editor: Betty Rizzo
  Title: The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: IV
  Page: 9-10
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (Oxford, 2003), IV, p. 9-10,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

editor's note: The Morning Post for 21 January 1780 has not been recovered.



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