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Record 7799

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Marginalia]: Each sermon has a ms date (or dates), possibly indicating use of material: e.g. p. 40 sermon on "Self-ignorance" has ms note 'Ex. F.G. [?] August 8th 1858/ Jany 27th 1861/ Feby 14th 1864/ Apr. 29th 1866; only p.133 has any comment ie "29th /Decr 1867 - very beautiful'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Scotland
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: Anon
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Caird
Title: Sermons
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1858
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7799  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Eskines of Torrie in Fife: Caird, John, "Sermons", (Edinburgh, 1858), various pages, [DH LIB 929].,

Citation: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Eskines of Torrie in Fife: Caird, John, "Sermons", (Edinburgh, 1858), various pages, [DH LIB 929]., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7799, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

One of a number of similarily marked volumes of sermons or of material for use in sermons, found in the collection. It is possible that they came into the library after 1870 through one of the chaplains of St Serfs, the chapel built by Magdalene Sharpe-Erskine.

 

 

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