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Record Number: 22369


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[letter to Dr S.] I submitted my half finished manuscript [to my friend Mr D. S-], which he read over with critical and minute attention. He flatters me with the assurance, that it is written in a far more mastely manner than any of my former productions; and pronounces biography to be my [italics] forte [end italics]'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 7 Feb 1803

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Edinburgh

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:

Mr D.S-

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

friend of Elizabeth Hamilton



Text Being Read:

Author:

Elizabeth Hamilton

Title:

Memoirs of the Life of Aggrippina, the wife of Germanicus

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

published 1804

Provenance

read in situ
shown by Hamilton


Source Information:

Record ID:

22369

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Hamilton

Editor:

Elizabeth Benger

Title:

Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1818

Vol:

II

Page:

58

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (London, 1818), II, p. 58, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22369, accessed: 21 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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