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Record 20766

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[editor's words] In the evening Elizabeth had often to repeat a long elaborate task extracted from the now obsolete page of scholastic divinity, which must have been better calculated to exercise the memory than to call forth the devotional affections'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1767 and 31 Dec 1770
Country: Scotland
Time: evening: on Sundays
Place: county: Stirlingshire
   
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:Elizabeth Hamilton
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Jul 1758
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [scholastic divinity essays]
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20766  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
  Editor: Miss Benger
  Title: Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton with a Selection from her Correspondence
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1819
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 39
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Miss Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton with a Selection from her Correspondence (London, 1819), p. 39, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20766, accessed: 25 May 2020

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