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Record Number: 20992


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[EDITOR'S WORDS] 'If no engagement intervened, the interval from seven till ten was occupied with some interesting book, which, according to her good aunt Marshall's rule, was read aloud for the benefit of the whole party'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

From: 1 Oct 1804

Country:

Scotland

Time

evening: 7-10pm

Place:

city: Edinburgh

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:

Scotland

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

her family circle, probably including her sister


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20992

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 Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings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:

174

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 Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings (London, 1818), I, p. 174, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20992, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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