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Record Number: 11305


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

The reader listed the contents of this publication. Vol 1. The Second Edition. 'Poems. Ode to Hope. Elegy on the death of Mr Garrick. A Ballad. Subject Love [underlined] for the Bath Easton Villa. Louisa a tale. Envy: a fragment. On the New Year. 'Essays. On Sensibility. On the Character of Latitia. On Politeness. On the Character of Casio. On Candour. '2nd Vol. Third Edition. On Fortitude. On the Advantages of Application [?]. On the Pleasures of Religion. On Gratitude. On Happiness. On Christian Perfection. On Resignation.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1787 and 30 Nov 1787

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bishop Lydeard
specific address: Lydeard House

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:

Frances Hamilton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Nov 1742

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Owned and managed large estate

Religion:

Protestant -probably Unitarian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

Poems and Essays by a Lady Lately Deceased

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Published for the Benefit of the General Hospital at Bath

Provenance

Borrowed (circulating library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

11305

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Frances Hamilton

Title:

Journals

Location:

Somerset Record Office

Call No:

DDFS 6/1 7/4 6/3 7/2 5/2 5/7

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Frances Hamilton, Journals Somerset Record Office, p. DDFS 6/1 7/4 6/3 7/2 5/2 5/7, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11305, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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