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Record Number: 22536


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

MS date of reading by G.O. Trevelyan: Sep 2 1922. Also: "The pencil notes in this volume, which are cut off partially in the re-binding of it, are by a previous possessor. I have rubbed these out as we went along".

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

2 Sep 1922

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambo
county: Northumberland
specific address: Wallington Hall

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:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Unclear - GOT writes "as we went along" - probably one of his family


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Cicero

Title:

The treatises of M.T. Cicero

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: George Bell, 1878

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22536

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Annotations in book cited below.,

Citation:

Annotations in book cited below., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22536, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

Not all the marginal notes have been transcribed.

   
   
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