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Record 22361

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[letter to Hector MacNeil - H.M.] [EH says she has received a note from 'Miss H.] along with your volume, of which she had begged the perusal. She is (as I am) pleased with the whole; but with the "Harp", and the "Waes o' War" , she is particularly charmed.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: From: 1 Jan 1795
Country: England
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Hector Macneil
Title: Harp, The
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
given by Macneil

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22361  
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: II
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (London, 1818), II, p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22361, accessed: 25 May 2020

Additional comments:

Macneil published 'The Harp' in 1789 and his poetic tales, 'Scotland’s Scaith or the History of Will and Jean' (1795), and the sequel, 'The Waes of War or the Upshot of the History of Will and Jean (1796) but this book may have been a later 'collected works'?

 

 

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