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Record 7761

Reading Experience:

'During breakfast I read some of Mme. d'Arblay's Memoirs to dear Charley, who was much interested in her account of Dr. Johnson. He had not read it before, and I had not read it since it first came out.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 17 Mar 1856
Country: unknown
Time: morning: at breakfast
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:Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 19 May 1812
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: translator and businesswoman
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Her husband, Charles Schreiber
Additional comments: also known as Lady Charlotte Guest, nee Bertie


Text Being Read:

Author: Frances Burney
Title: Memoirs
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7761  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Lady Charlotte Screiber: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 50
  Additional comments: Journal entry: 17 Mar 1856

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Screiber: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 50,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:



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