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Record 6686

Reading Experience:

'In a visit the Author of the Rambler made me on Monday last, I read to him your "Determinta", and expressed my wonder that he had not made a Paper of it, as I thought it would have been a very good one. He remembered it not; and spoke handsomely of it.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Oct 1753
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 reactive 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)
Samuel Johnson
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Lady Bradshaigh
Title: 'Determinta'
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Manuscript: unpublished piece of writing
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 6686  
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: 247
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Richardson, John Carroll (ed.), Selected Letters of Samuel Richardson (Oxford, 1964), p. 247,, accessed: 02 December 2023

Additional comments:

Letter from Richardson to Lady Bradshaigh, October 1753



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