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Record 22367

Reading Experience:

'[letter to Dr S.] My reading [on classical subjects relevant to a projected book] has not been, by any means, extensive; for the last ten years the weakness in my eyes has been a perptually occuring hindrance to study'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 29 May 1802 and 7 Feb 1803
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: Lake District, near Windermere
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:

Title: n/a
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: in translation
Provenance: read in situ
library of the 'Bishop of L'


Source Information:

Record ID: 22367  
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: 51
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (London, 1818), II, p. 51,, accessed: 25 May 2020

Additional comments:



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