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Record 20773

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'History and travels are our chief favourites; but with them we intermix a variety of miscellaneous literature, with now and then a favourite novel, to relish our graver studies'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1781 and 31 Dec 1781
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: county: Stirlingshire
   
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:

Reading Group:Elizabeth Hamilton and her uncle, Mr Marshall
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Episcopalian
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Fiction, History, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20773  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
  Editor: Miss Benger
  Title: Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton with a Selection from her Correspondence
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1819
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 86
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Miss Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton with a Selection from her Correspondence (London, 1819), p. 86, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20773, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:

letter from EH to her brother, Charles

 

 

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