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Record 22366

Reading Experience:

'[letter to Dr S.] It was the perusal of Tacitus, in Murphy's translation, which first excited the idea in my mind [of writing a book of moral education based on the behaviour of eminent historical figures]'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 29 May 1802
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: writer
Religion: Episcopalian
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Tacitus
Title: Annals
Genre: Classics, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Murphy's translation
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 22366  
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: 44
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (London, 1818), II, p. 44,, accessed: 25 May 2020

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