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Record Number: 25388


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. 'Of M. De Glessir, Tutor to the young Marquis Grignan (Admirable advice!), "The Chevalier is of more use to the dear boy, than can easily be imagined; he is continually striking the full chords of honour and respectability, and takes an interest in his affairs, for which you cannot sufficiently thank him, he enters into everything, attends to every thing, and wishes the Marquis to regulate his own accounts, and incur no necessary expenses..." M. de Sevigne to Mad de Grignan Letter DCCCXXII. Vol. VL.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1827 and 31 Mar 1827

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:

anon

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal marquise de Sévigné

Title:

The Letters of Madame de Sévigné, to her Daughter and her Friends

Genre:

Letters

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25388

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

n/a

Title:

Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

CP1

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823, Private Collection, CP1, n/a, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=25388, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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