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Record Number: 4917


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"Doctor Gregory's Book was published at Edin [r] just two Days before I left that Place...I read it, tho butin the hurried Way which the Eve of Journey allowed of...I also think that the Publication of it, when one considers that the young Ladies to whom it is address'd are alive & unmarried, is liable to Objection..."

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1774 and 30 Apr 1744

Country:

Scotland

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:

Henry Mackenzie

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

26 Jul 1745

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

lawyer and author

Religion:

Church of Scotland

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Dr John Gregory

Title:

A Father's Legacy to his Daughters

Genre:

Conduct books

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4917

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry Mackenzie

Editor:

Horst Drescher

Title:

Letters to Elizabeth Rose of Kilvarock

Place of Publication:

Munster

Date of Publication:

1967

Vol:

n/a

Page:

157

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry Mackenzie, Horst Drescher (ed.), Letters to Elizabeth Rose of Kilvarock (Munster, 1967), p. 157, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4917, accessed: 21 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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