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Record Number: 22364


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[letter to Hector MacNeil - H.M.] In what you say with regard to the second volume of "Letters on Education" being, in some parts, too abstruse for certain readers, you are, by no means, singular; nor was the objection unforeseen or unexpected'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

From: 1 Jan 1801

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:

Hector Macneil

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1746

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

poet

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:

Elizabeth Hamilton

Title:

Letters on Education

Genre:

Education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
gift from Hamilton


Source Information:

Record ID:

22364

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Hamilton

Editor:

Elizabeth Benger

Title:

Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1818

Vol:

II

Page:

29

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (London, 1818), II, p. 29, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22364, accessed: 20 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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