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Record 6696

Reading Experience:

'A bookseller made me a present of 2 vols of a piece intitled, "A Journey thro' Life." My wife and girls, and Miss Collier say it is not very interesting, but has some moral sentiments in it. It seems to me, by the Contents, to be a collection of tales or Stories.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 1754
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:

Reading Group:Richardson's wife and daughters
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: wife and daughters of Samuel Richardson
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: Sarah Scott (attrib)
Title: A Journey Thro' Every Stage of Life
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6696  
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: 293
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Richardson, John Carroll (ed.), Selected Letters of Samuel Richardson (Oxford, 1964), p. 293,, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:

Letter from Richardson to Lady Bradshaigh, Feb 1754



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