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Record 13930

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Letter to MIss Ewing September 21, 1778 'Were I not afraid of the imputation of pedantic affectation, I could make this clear by a learned quotation from M.T. Cicero?s fortieth oration.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1755 and 21 Sep 1778
Country: unknown
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:Anne Grant [nee MacVicar]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1755
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Wife/Widow of Church of Scotland minister then author
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Title: Fortieth oration
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13930  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Grant
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1807
  Vol: 2
  Page: p.33
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), 2, p. p.33, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13930, accessed: 28 January 2023

Additional comments:

Date range given as birth to date of letter

 

 

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