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Record 20992

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[EDITOR'S WORDS] 'If no engagement intervened, the interval from seven till ten was occupied with some interesting book, which, according to her good aunt Marshall's rule, was read aloud for the benefit of the whole party'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: From: 1 Oct 1804
Country: Scotland
Time: evening: 7-10pm
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:Elizabeth Hamilton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Jul 1758
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: writer
Religion: Episcopalian
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
her family circle, probably including her sister
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20992  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
  Editor: Elizabeth Benger
  Title: Memoirs of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1818
  Vol: I
  Page: 174
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings (London, 1818), I, p. 174, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20992, accessed: 25 May 2020

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