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Record Number: 22602


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

MS notes and dates of reading include: "Top of Beamerside while electioneering at Melrose, July 6th, 1868"; p.40: "Weybridge 1872. St. George's Hill, returning from taking Charley and Carry [son and wife] for a row on the Mole"; p.170: "In train to Wells with my father, May 22 1874." Titlepage verso: GO Trevelyan The companion of a lifetime which was never dull in Horace's company." Note in the hand of his son, Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan: "It was by his bedside when he died."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1868 and 1928

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Horace

Title:

Works; ed by Macleane

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Cambridge: Deighton, Bell, 1858

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22602

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=22602, accessed: 26 May 2024


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the marginal notes in this book. Locations are various.

   
   
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