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Record Number: 22549


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"Oct 23 1913 Excellent book. The best account of the great Tory re-action that I know, - except in Scotland, Cockburn's". Vol. II has date of reading: "June 29 1914". Volumes contain several marginal references to "Uncle Tom" [i.e. Lord Macaulay].

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 23 Oct 1913 and 29 Jun 1914

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambo
county: Northumberland
specific address: Wallington

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:

Henry Gunning

Title:

Reminiscences of the university, town and county of Cambridem from the year 1780

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

2nd ed. London: George Bell, 1855

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22549

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=22549, accessed: 26 May 2024


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes.

   
   
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