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Record 28256

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Catherine Talbot to Elizabeth Carter, 25 June 1765:] 'The book I am happiest in reading at present, is a volume of Sermons of Abp. Leighton, strongly recommended to me by the Bishop of Man.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jun 1765 and 25 Jun 1765
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:Catherine Talbot
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 21 May 1721
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
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: Robert Leighton
Title: Sermons
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28256  
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: 115
  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. 115, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28256, accessed: 09 December 2019

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