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Record Number: 6225


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Marginalia]: one ms note at the end of the text: 'You are a story [?] teller I ... said Mr Joseph Emin'. Some of the page is missing.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Country:

Scotland or India

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Fife

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:

John Drummond Erskine

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1776

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

East India Company writer/ later a landowner

Religion:

Anglican?

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland or India

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

Reader identification is tentative and inferred from inscription



Text Being Read:

Author:

Joseph Emin

Title:

The life and adventures of Joseph Emin, an Armenian. Written in English by himself

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Printed in the year, 1792.

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

6225

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Emin, Joseph, "The life and adventures of Joseph Emin, an Armenian. Written in English by himself" , (London, 1792), p. 608 [DH LIB 828]. ,

Citation:

Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Emin, Joseph, "The life and adventures of Joseph Emin, an Armenian. Written in English by himself" , (London, 1792), p. 608 [DH LIB 828]. , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6225, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Though the book was eventually owned by John Drummond Erskine and the annotation is similar in style to others in this library, there is another inscription p. 3 "15 August 1804 .... 2 Mon ...". It could be of a previous owner.

   
   
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