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Record Number: 20633


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' have not yet seen him [Sir James Mackintosh], but I hear that he has read or has heard some chapters of "L'Angleterre". He says it is full of talent, but that there are some strange mistakes as to English Manners; but that a dinner at Lord Grey's is very well described'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 31 Jan 1815

Country:

[abroad]

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:

James Mackintosh

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Oct 1765

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

jurist/politician

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

[abroad]

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Germaine de Stael

Title:

[writings about England, never published as 'De L'Angleterre', as originally planned]

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Education, Conduct books

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20633

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Romilly

Editor:

Samuel Henry Romilly

Title:

Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1936

Vol:

n/a

Page:

100-01

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 100-01, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20633, accessed: 16 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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