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Record Number: 22551


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"The marginal lines and notes are copied from Macaulay's Bipontine edition They are of high interest NB The notes in pencil are my notes, of difficult interpretations, to assist me when re-reading the book again." "Read Velleius again very carefully, as if for the Tripos .." Several MS dates of reading, indicated below, including September 29 1924 "Our 55th wedding anniversary".

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1918 and 27 Jul 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:

Caius Velleius Paterculus

Title:

Works

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Valpy, 1822

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22551

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=22551, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the marginalia, much is which is copied from Macaulay's own copy of the text, originally read in 1835 and 1836.

   
   
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