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Record Number: 19898


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A short while after he went down Stairs, he sent his Compliments up, and begg'd I would lend him a Book to amuse himself till Bed-time, so being willing to cultivate the good Opinion he seem'd to have conceiv'd of me, I sent him my own Poems in Manuscript, which, pardon my Vanity, did not fail to confirm it'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

From: 1 Jan 1740

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: London
specific address: lodgings rented by L. Pilkington
location in dwelling: downstairs

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:

George Turnbull

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1703

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman and writer

Religion:

n/a

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:

Laetitia Pilkington

Title:

[Poems]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
lent by L Pilkington


Source Information:

Record ID:

19898

Source:

Print

Author:

Laetitia Pilkington

Editor:

A.C. Elias

Title:

Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington

Place of Publication:

Athens GA

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

I

Page:

141

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 141, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19898, accessed: 18 August 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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