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Record 22369

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[letter to Dr S.] I submitted my half finished manuscript [to my friend Mr D. S-], which he read over with critical and minute attention. He flatters me with the assurance, that it is written in a far more mastely manner than any of my former productions; and pronounces biography to be my [italics] forte [end italics]'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 7 Feb 1803
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
   
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:Mr D.S-
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: friend of Elizabeth Hamilton

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
Title: Memoirs of the Life of Aggrippina, the wife of Germanicus
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: published 1804
Provenance: read in situ
shown by Hamilton

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22369  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
  Editor: Elizabeth Benger
  Title: Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1818
  Vol: II
  Page: 58
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the Late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton (London, 1818), II, p. 58, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22369, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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