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Record 11294

Reading Experience:

Letter from Lucy Aikin to Mrs.Taylor, dated October 1805: 'But within the last few days everything has given way to "Practical Education", which my mother and I have been studying with great diligence for the benefit of George's little boy, who was brought to us last Tuesday.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1805 and 31 Oct 1805
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Stoke Newington
county: Essex
location in dwelling: Family home
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:Martha Aikin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1747
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: mother of Lucy Aikin


Text Being Read:

Author: Maria and Richard Lovell Edgeworth
Title: Practical Education
Genre: Education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11294  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Hemery Le Breton
  Title: Memoirs, miscellanies and letters of the late Lucy Aikin
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1864
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 131-132
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Hemery Le Breton (ed.), Memoirs, miscellanies and letters of the late Lucy Aikin (London, 1864), p. 131-132,, accessed: 02 December 2021

Additional comments:



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