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Record 9250

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 16 October 1790, on concerns for her and her family's safety on return from travels in Europe: 'I saw in yesterday's newspaper that two hoys had been lost off Plymouth on Tuesday night. You, I believe, know how affection's imagination travels on such an occasion!'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 15 Oct 1790 and 16 Oct 1790
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:Horace Walpole
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 Sep 1717
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: newspaper report of shipwreck
Genre: Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9250  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry, from the year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 1
  Page: 232
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry, from the year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 1, p. 232, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9250, accessed: 23 June 2024

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