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Record Number: 28839


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

18,19. Frid. Sat. Two very idle days- read a little Allgebraic Geometry, in Powell and Lardner [...].

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

12 Dec 1830

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Oxford
county: Oxfordshire

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:

William Ewart Gladstone

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

n/a

Date of Birth:

29 12 1809

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

Student at Oxford University

Religion:

Church of England

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:

Baden Powell

Title:

The elements of curves: designed for the use of students of the

Genre:

Textbook / self-education, Mathematics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1828 [May have been an 1829 edn]

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28839

Source:

Print

Author:

William Gladstone

Editor:

Foot M.R.D.

Title:

The Gladstone Diaries

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1968

Vol:

1

Page:

393

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William Gladstone, Foot M.R.D. (ed.), The Gladstone Diaries (Oxford, 1968), 1, p. 393, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28839, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Footnote in Foot's edition identifies this text. There is no copy at the Hawarden Library.

   
   
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