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Record 19834

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'During my Stay in the Country, he wrote me a great many poetical Compliments, and subscrib'd himself, [italics] Amintas [end italics]: as they were really very elegant; my Mother, who always examined my Letters, exprest great Curiosity to know the Writer'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1723 and 31 May 1725
Country: n/a
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:Laetitia van Lewen
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1708
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: doctor's daughter
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: later Laetitia Pilkington

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Matthew Pilkington
Title: [letters]
Genre: letters
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19834  
Source - Print  
  Author: Laetitia Pilkington
  Editor: A.C. Elias
  Title: Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington
  Place of Publication: Athens GA
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: I
  Page: 15
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 15, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19834, accessed: 24 May 2022

Additional comments:

Date of birth either 1708 or 1709. She married Matthew Pilkington on May 31st 1725.

 

 

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