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Record Number: 22546


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"What an admirable and clear type this most readable book is printed in! June 18 1928". "Perhaps the last time this amazing, but most amusing, book has been read, and reread, by many Macaulays and Trevelyans. June 9 1928". With a note by this in the hand of Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan: "Only nine weeks before he died."

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 9 Jun 1928 and 18 Jun 1928

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:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Frances Trollope

Title:

The ward of Thorpe-Combe

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Richard Bentley, 1842

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22546

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

MS notes in book cited below.,

Citation:

MS notes in book cited below., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22546, accessed: 26 May 2024


Additional Comments:

Additional MS notes not transcribed

   
   
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