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Record 20998

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[EDITOR'S WORDS] Although Mrs Hamilton never lost her relish for works of humour and imagination, she had, during the last six years of her life, a decided preference for compositions of a higher order. Dugald Stewart, Paley, and Allison, had long been the chosen companions of her private hours'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 25 Jul 1812 and 31 Dec 1816
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Archibald Allison
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20998  
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 Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings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: 204
  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 Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings (London, 1818), I, p. 204, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20998, accessed: 24 June 2019

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