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Record 28253

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Catherine Talbot to Elizabeth Carter, during stay in Canterbury, 12 February 1764:] 'I brought with me Hurd's Dialogues on Education, which have entertained his Grace very well, and a silly harmless story book called Maria, which serves to entertain myself at minutes when I am fit for nothing else.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1764 and 12 Feb 1764
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Canterbury
   
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:Thomas Secker
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Archbishop of Canterbury
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Richard Hurd
Title: Dialogues on the Uses of Foreign Travel Considered as a Part of an English Gentleman’s Education
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Education
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28253  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Montagu Pennington
  Title: A Series of Letters between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1809
  Vol: 3
  Page: 93
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Montagu Pennington (ed.), A Series of Letters between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787 (London, 1809), 3, p. 93, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28253, accessed: 25 August 2019

Additional comments:

Talbot was Secker's stepdaughter.

 

 

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