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Record 6225

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Marginalia]: one ms note at the end of the text: 'You are a story [?] teller I ... said Mr Joseph Emin'. Some of the page is missing.
Century: 1800-1849
Date:
Country: Scotland or India
Time: n/a
Place: county: Fife
   
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:John Drummond Erskine
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1776
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: East India Company writer/ later a landowner
Religion: Anglican?
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland or India
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Reader identification is tentative and inferred from inscription

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Emin
Title: The life and adventures of Joseph Emin, an Armenian. Written in English by himself
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Printed in the year, 1792.
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6225  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Emin, Joseph, "The life and adventures of Joseph Emin, an Armenian. Written in English by himself" , (London, 1792), p. 608 [DH LIB 828]. ,

Citation: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Emin, Joseph, "The life and adventures of Joseph Emin, an Armenian. Written in English by himself" , (London, 1792), p. 608 [DH LIB 828]. , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6225, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

Though the book was eventually owned by John Drummond Erskine and the annotation is similar in style to others in this library, there is another inscription p. 3 "15 August 1804 .... 2 Mon ...". It could be of a previous owner.

 

 

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