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Record Number: 13944


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Letter to Miss Ourry October 30 1791 'This, no doubt, forms no pleasant chain of dependences, but in this, as in many other instances ?What happier nature shrinks at with affright,/ The hard inhabitants contend is right.? '

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1755 and 30 Oct 1791

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:

Anne Grant [nee MacVicar]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1755

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Wife/widow of Church of Scotland minister then author

Religion:

Church of Scotland

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alexander Pope

Title:

Essay on man

Genre:

Poetry, Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13944

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Grant

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1807

Vol:

2

Page:

232

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), 2, p. 232, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13944, accessed: 30 January 2023


Additional Comments:

Date range given as birth to date of letter; title from external source.

   
   
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