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Record 7432

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Marginalia]|: 7pp (6 ink, 1 pencil) of ms notes of journeys (all in south of England or Wales) in the blank pages following the end of the text, in a standard format eg: 'To Millbourn Port [heading]/ Hounslow - George - 12/ Staines - Bush 7/ Bagshot - Kings Arms - 9/ Hartford Bridge - White Lion -9/ Basingstoke - Crown - 11/ Overton Red Lion 8/ Andover - Star Garter 11/ Salisbury - White Hart 1? [deleted and replaced by] 13/ Fovent - Pembroke Arms./ Shaftesbury Red Lion.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: unknown
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: Paget?
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Provenance suggests the book was owned either by Louisa Erskine (nee Paget, d. of Earl of Uxbridge) or by her parents and ended up in her hands when she married James Erskine.

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Cary
Title: Cary's New itinerary: or an accurate delineation of the great roads
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: John Cary, 1802
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7432  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Cary, John, "Cary's New itinerary: or an accurate delineation of the great roads" (London, 1802), various pages, [DH LIB 350].,

Citation: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Cary, John, "Cary's New itinerary: or an accurate delineation of the great roads" (London, 1802), various pages, [DH LIB 350]., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7432, accessed: 22 October 2019

Additional comments:

The likely date of the annotations is between 1802 and the 1820s given the period of Louisa Paget's involvement with the Erskine family.

 

 

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