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Record 21002

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The superiority of the Scriptures to every composition of human genius, must appear incontestible to those who persevere in making those Scriptures their daily study. By such strict and repeated examination of any other work, how many errors and incongruities should we discover?'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 Aug 1802
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bowness
   
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21002  
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 Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings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: 231
  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 Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings (London, 1818), I, p. 231, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21002, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

from Elizabeth Hamilton's Journal

 

 

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