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Record 22551

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"The marginal lines and notes are copied from Macaulay's Bipontine edition They are of high interest NB The notes in pencil are my notes, of difficult interpretations, to assist me when re-reading the book again." "Read Velleius again very carefully, as if for the Tripos .." Several MS dates of reading, indicated below, including September 29 1924 "Our 55th wedding anniversary".
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jun 1918 and 27 Jul 1928
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambo
county: Northumberland
specific address: 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: Historian and statesman
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Caius Velleius Paterculus
Title: Works
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Valpy, 1822
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22551  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS notes in book cited below,

Citation: MS notes in book cited below, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22551, accessed: 20 June 2024

Additional comments:

I have not transcribed all the marginalia, much is which is copied from Macaulay's own copy of the text, originally read in 1835 and 1836.

 

 

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