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Record 9448

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 23 September 1824, from Edinburgh: 'Went with Mr. and Mrs. Davenport to [...] the Advocate's Library and Stamp Office, where Mr. Thompson, the Deputy Registrar, showed us very curious MS. letters.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 23 Sep 1824
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
specific address: Stamp Office
   
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:Mary Berry
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Mar 1763
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: MS letters
Genre: Letters
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9448  
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: 3
  Page: 357
  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), 3, p. 357, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9448, accessed: 20 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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