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Record 7950

Reading Experience:

'I had, indeed been extremely anxious to hear of poor Pacchierotti, for the account of his Illness in the newspapers had alarmed me very much.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1780 and 7 Apr 1780
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: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: [newspaper]
Genre: newspaper report
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: Jan-April 1740
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7950  
Source - Print  
  Author: Fanny Burney
  Editor: Betty Rizzo
  Title: The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney
  Place of Publication: Oxford: Clarendon Press
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: IV
  Page: 24
  Additional comments: in a letter from Frances Burney to Susanna Elizabeth Burney, headed 'South Parade, Bath' 7 April' [1780]

Citation: Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003), IV, p. 24,, accessed: 24 September 2023

Additional comments:



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