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Record Number: 20426


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'By the bye, I think I read your Mr Morritt's account of Hampton Court in Herefordshire, one of the oldest baronial seats in the kingdom, lately purchased by Sir -- Arkwright, son of the cotton-mill inventor. I can now tell you the fate of Newstead Abbey'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 31 Dec 1818

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:

Louisa, Lady Stuart

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Aug 1757

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Louisa Clinton


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mr Morritt

Title:

[account of Hampton Court, Herefordshire]

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20426

Source:

Print

Author:

Louisa Stuart

Editor:

R. Brimley Johnson

Title:

Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart, The

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1926

Vol:

n/a

Page:

156

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Louisa Stuart, R. Brimley Johnson (ed.), Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart, The, (London, 1926), p. 156, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=20426, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

letter to Louisa Clinton

   
   
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