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Record Number: 22622


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Copious MS notes and marginal marks, including some showing signs of irritation: v.5 p.96 "Oh do have done!"; v.4: "Oh do shut up". Several dates of reading noted including: "Read aloud Nov 7 1904. Charles Dalrymple came this evening"; "Read aloud June 28 1923".

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1904 and 1923

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

George Dalrymple and, almost certainly, Lady Caroline Trevelyan


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Oliver Cromwell

Title:

Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches; with elucidations by Thomas Carlyle

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Chapman & Hall, 1871-1872 ( one of 5 vols.)

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22622

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=22622, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the marginal notes.

   
   
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