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Record 22353

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The parable of the talents was one of the first passages in the New Testament that attracted my serious attention'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: From: 25 Jul 1760
Country: Scotland or Ireland
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 Child (0-17)
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 or Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22353  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
  Editor: Elizabeth Benger
  Title: Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1818
  Vol: I
  Page: 249
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (London, 1818), I, p. 249, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22353, accessed: 25 May 2020

Additional comments:

presumably this was in her childhood though it is mentioned in a diary entry of 1808

 

 

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