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Record 13965

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Letter to Mrs F--R July 1803 'Have you read Hayley?s life of that dear amiable saint, Cowper? I have no patience with Hayley for expiating so minutely on Cowper?s praise whose life and works praise him beyond all that he can say...' [continues for a further page]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 jUL 1803 and 31 Jul 1803
Country: unknown
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:Anne Grant [nee MacVicar]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1755
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Wife/widow of Church of Scotland minister then author
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Hayley
Title: Life and letters of William Cowper
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13965  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Grant
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1807
  Vol: 3
  Page: p. 194
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), 3, p. p. 194, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13965, accessed: 26 May 2019

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