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Record Number: 20773


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'History and travels are our chief favourites; but with them we intermix a variety of miscellaneous literature, with now and then a favourite novel, to relish our graver studies'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1781 and 31 Dec 1781

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Stirlingshire

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:

Reading Group:

Elizabeth Hamilton and her uncle, Mr Marshall

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Episcopalian

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Fiction, History, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20773

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Hamilton

Editor:

Miss Benger

Title:

Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton with a Selection from her Correspondence

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1819

Vol:

n/a

Page:

86

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Hamilton, Miss Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton with a Selection from her Correspondence (London, 1819), p. 86, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20773, accessed: 05 July 2022


Additional Comments:

letter from EH to her brother, Charles

   
   
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