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Record 22533

Reading Experience:

Copious MS notes, some correcting translation, others commenting on world affairs or noting events in Trevelyan's own life. MS dates of reading up to 1921 and list of 8 men selected for University Scholarship in 1850, incl. Trevelyan. Notes include: "August 18 1887" "Oct. 15. 1919" Page 573: "George's convoy have reached Udine [i.e. G.M. Trevelyan, his son]. How extraordinarily interesting the notes written during this crisis are!" P. 469: "Aug 16 1915 Warsaw has fallen. Rige in dire peril" P. 511: " Aug 16 1915 Runciman and Massingham visited us yesterday." "P. 560: "Aug 14 1889. Rain and no grouse, having spoiled the day's shooting".
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1887 and 1921
Country: unknown
Time: n/a
Place: Cambo
Wallington Hall
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:George Otto Trevelyan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Jul 1838
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Statesman, historian
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Conyers Middleton
Title: The life and letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Bohn, 1854
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22533  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS notes in text slighted below,

Citation: MS notes in text slighted below,, accessed: 20 May 2024

Additional comments:



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