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Record Number: 20989


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[EDITOR'S WORDS] The author, directed by her learned friends, was indefatigable in collecting documents and procuring materials for an authentic work. Through the medium of translation, she had been conversant with the best historians, annalists, poets, and orators of ancient Rome; and she was guided by the most esteemed modern writers on the subject of antiquities, laws, and usages'. [in writing her "Memoirs of Agrippina"]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 31 Dec 1804

Country:

England

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:

Elizabeth Hamilton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

25 Jul 1758

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Episcopalian

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[Classical latin works in translation]

Genre:

Classics, History, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20989

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Hamilton

Editor:

Elizabeth Benger

Title:

Memoirs of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1818

Vol:

I

Page:

161

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings (London, 1818), I, p. 161, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20989, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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