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Record Number: 22590


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"July 19 1909. Ah me. I was reading this soon after dear little Paul died." [Paul = grandson of George Otto Trevelyan.]. This after a section of Caligula "quorum dou infantes adhuc rapti, unus jam puerascens." "Dec 16th 1916 Lloyd George called on to form a government." Many marginal notes copied from Lord Macaulay's own copy of the book: "The marks on the outer margin, and the notes signed M, are copied from Macaulay's Bipontine edition. He does not seem to have regularly marked the Octavius."

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 19 Jul 1909 and 6 Dec 1916

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Caius Suetonius Tranquillus

Title:

Opera omnia

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Valpy, 1826

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22590

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=22590, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

I have not entered all the marginalia which includes copies of Macaulay's own notes made during his reading 1835-7.

   
   
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