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Record 11305

Reading Experience:

The reader listed the contents of this publication. Vol 1. The Second Edition. 'Poems. Ode to Hope. Elegy on the death of Mr Garrick. A Ballad. Subject Love [underlined] for the Bath Easton Villa. Louisa a tale. Envy: a fragment. On the New Year. 'Essays. On Sensibility. On the Character of Latitia. On Politeness. On the Character of Casio. On Candour. '2nd Vol. Third Edition. On Fortitude. On the Advantages of Application [?]. On the Pleasures of Religion. On Gratitude. On Happiness. On Christian Perfection. On Resignation.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Nov 1787 and 30 Nov 1787
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bishop Lydeard
specific address: Lydeard House
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:Frances Hamilton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Nov 1742
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Owned and managed large estate
Religion: Protestant -probably Unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Poems and Essays by a Lady Lately Deceased
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published for the Benefit of the General Hospital at Bath
Provenance: Borrowed (circulating library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 11305  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Frances Hamilton
  Title: Journals
  Location: Somerset Record Office
  Call no: DDFS 6/1 7/4 6/3 7/2 5/2 5/7
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Frances Hamilton, Journals Somerset Record Office, p. DDFS 6/1 7/4 6/3 7/2 5/2 5/7,, accessed: 25 February 2024

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