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Record Number: 13961


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Letter to Miss Dunbar May 1802 [see note] 'Did I tell you I read "Campbell?s Pleasures of Hope" at Wells and was charmed and elevated beyond measure ?'

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

Between 1799 and May 1803

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Wells

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Campbell

Title:

Pleasures of hope

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13961

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:

3

Page:

182

Additional Comments:

Date of letter may be 1803 as it is in a sequence of 1803 letters.

Citation:

Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), 3, p. 182, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13961, accessed: 29 May 2024


Additional Comments:

Date range given as date of first edition of text read to date of letter.

   
   
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