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Record 19889

Reading Experience:

'I can't but let my Readers see my Vanity, in inserting the following Poems, written to me since I came to [italics] Dublin [end italics], and do assure them, I have as many Pacquets of a Day, as a Minister of State; some praising, and some abusing me; the best of which in my Praise, I have chosen out for their Perusal' [various laudatory poems follow]
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 27 Jan 1748 and 17 Dec 1748
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Dublin
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 Pilkington
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1708
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's wife
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [commendatory verses by various admirers]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 19889  
Source - Print  
  Author: Laetitia Pilkington
  Editor: A.C. Elias
  Title: Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington
  Place of Publication: Athens GA
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: I
  Page: 125
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 125,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:

Date of birth 1708 or 1709. Date range given is that between publication of Vols I and II of 'Memoirs'.



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