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Record 22549

Reading Experience:

"Oct 23 1913 Excellent book. The best account of the great Tory re-action that I know, - except in Scotland, Cockburn's". Vol. II has date of reading: "June 29 1914". Volumes contain several marginal references to "Uncle Tom" [i.e. Lord Macaulay].
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 23 Oct 1913 and 29 Jun 1914
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambo
county: Northumberland
specific address: Wallington
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: Historian and statesman
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Henry Gunning
Title: Reminiscences of the university, town and county of Cambridem from the year 1780
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2nd ed. London: George Bell, 1855
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22549  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS notes in book cited below.,

Citation: MS notes in book cited below.,, accessed: 06 December 2023

Additional comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes.



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