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Record 20684

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mr Mill's great work on India will soon be published in 3 vol. quarto. Sir Samuel saw the two first, and seems to think that it will be extremely curious, and very well done, but finds the style very bad'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 6 Oct 1817
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Samuel Romilly
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Mar 1757
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: lawyer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: James Mill
Title: History of British India, The
Genre: History
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20684  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Romilly
  Editor: Samuel Henry Romilly
  Title: Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1936
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 177
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 177, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20684, accessed: 26 May 2019

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