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Record 6562

Reading Experience:

'I remember once to have seen a little collection of letters and poetical scraps of Swift's, which passed between him and Mrs Van Homrigh, this same Vanessa, which the bookseller then told me were sent him to be published, from the originals, by this lady, in resentment of his perfidy'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
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:Samuel Richardson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 19 Aug 1689
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: printer and author
Religion: unknown
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: Jonathan Swift
Title: [letters and poetical scraps]
Genre: Poetry, letters
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ
shown by the potential publisher


Source Information:

Record ID: 6562  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Richardson
  Editor: John Carroll
  Title: Selected Letters of Samuel Richardson
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1964
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 215
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Richardson, John Carroll (ed.), Selected Letters of Samuel Richardson (Oxford, 1964), p. 215,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:

Letter from Samuel Richardson to Lady Bradshaigh, April 1752



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