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Record 22371

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[letter to Miss J-B-] I have just been looking over the fifth volume of poor Burns. it contains much that he would have been sorry to imagine before the public eye; but his letter to Mr Erskine, and some others, are invaluable'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 31 Dec 1809
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
   
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: Unknown/NA
Occupation: writer
Religion: Episcopalian
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: R.H. Cromek
Title: Reliques of Robert Burns
Genre: letters etc
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22371  
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: 109-10
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (London, 1818), II, p. 109-10, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22371, accessed: 25 May 2020

Additional comments:

This might be the work in question (publ 1808-9), or a volume of Cromek's edition of the Works of Burns?

 

 

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