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Record 20633

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
' have not yet seen him [Sir James Mackintosh], but I hear that he has read or has heard some chapters of "L'Angleterre". He says it is full of talent, but that there are some strange mistakes as to English Manners; but that a dinner at Lord Grey's is very well described'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 31 Jan 1815
Country: [abroad]
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:James Mackintosh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 Oct 1765
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: jurist/politician
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: [abroad]
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Germaine de Stael
Title: [writings about England, never published as 'De L'Angleterre', as originally planned]
Genre: Geography / Travel, Education, Conduct books
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20633  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Romilly
  Editor: Samuel Henry Romilly
  Title: Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1936
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 100-01
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 100-01, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20633, accessed: 20 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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