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Record 20774

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[EH having been expecting her brother back from India] Think, then, what I felt on reading in the newspaper of that ship being seen off the Cape in great distress; at length its arrival was announced, and, on Saturday last, among the list of passengers, I saw your name; but still I was not, could not be, convinced that it was really you'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1786 and 31 Dec 1786
Country: Scotland
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:Elizabeth Hamilton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Jul 1758
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Episcopalian
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: [n/a]
Title: [newspaper]
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20774  
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: 101
  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. 101, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20774, accessed: 21 September 2019

Additional comments:

letter from EH to her brother, Charles

 

 

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