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Record Number: 24598


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Charles Arbuthnot to John Wilson Croker, 7 December 1848: 'That I had the greatest regard and affection for my departed friend Lord Castlereagh is most true. But I have not read his brother's memoirs of him, though I happened to see the first two volumes; but I did no more than just look at them.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1848 and 7 Dec 1848

Country:

n/a

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:

Charles Arbuthnot

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1767

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Politician

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

C. W. Vane, Marquess of Londonderry, editor

Title:

Correspondence, Dispatches, and other papers of Viscount Castlereagh, vols 1 and 2

Genre:

Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

12 vols, 1848-50

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24598

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Louis J. Jennings

Title:

The Croker Papers. The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.D., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty from 1809 t0 1830

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1884

Vol:

3

Page:

189

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Louis J. Jennings (ed.), The Croker Papers. The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.D., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty from 1809 t0 1830, (London, 1884), 3, p. 189, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=24598, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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