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Record 8597

Reading Experience:

?"She has heard a great deal of you, ? & has seen some of your Letters" . . . I am [ital] very [ital] much concerned, nay & [ital] hurt & half angry [ital] that this lady, whose name it seems is Lee, should have seen any of my Letters . . .'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Chessington
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:Anne Leigh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1751
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: daughter of Revd Peter Leigh
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: the letters were written to Samuel Crisp by Fanny Burney


Text Being Read:

Author: Frances Burney
Title: [letters]
Genre: letters
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 8597  
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: 58-9
  Additional comments: Letter from Fanny Burney to Susanna Elizabeth Burney dated 9-20 April [1780], from Bath. Burney's informant is Dr Johnson

Citation: Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003), IV, p. 58-9,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:

editor's note: Anne Leigh 'was a first cousin twice removed of Samuel Crisp'.



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