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Record 836

Reading Experience:

Bro [Barrett's eldest brother, Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett] read prayers. Afterwards he read Lord John Russell?s speech on Reform, in the midst of which, I who am interested in reform & admire Lord John Russell, fell fast asleep. My politics were not strong enough to keep my eyes open.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 26 Jun 1831 and 26 Jun 1831
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:Edward Moulton-Barrett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Evangelical Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Elizabeth Barrett, and, presumably, the rest of the family.
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Russell
Title: [Speech on Reform]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 836  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Barrett
  Editor: Elizabeth Berridge
  Title: The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 89
  Additional comments: Diary entry for 26 June 1831

Citation: Elizabeth Barrett, Elizabeth Berridge (ed.), The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1974), p. 89,, accessed: 01 February 2023

Additional comments:



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