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Record Number: 11294


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Letter from Lucy Aikin to Mrs.Taylor, dated October 1805: 'But within the last few days everything has given way to "Practical Education", which my mother and I have been studying with great diligence for the benefit of George's little boy, who was brought to us last Tuesday.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1805 and 31 Oct 1805

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Stoke Newington
county: Essex
location in dwelling: Family home

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:

Martha Aikin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1747

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Unitarian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

mother of Lucy Aikin



Text Being Read:

Author:

Maria and Richard Lovell Edgeworth

Title:

Practical Education

Genre:

Education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11294

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Hemery Le Breton

Title:

Memoirs, miscellanies and letters of the late Lucy Aikin

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1864

Vol:

n/a

Page:

131-132

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Hemery Le Breton (ed.), Memoirs, miscellanies and letters of the late Lucy Aikin (London, 1864), p. 131-132, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11294, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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