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Record 22622

Reading Experience:

Copious MS notes and marginal marks, including some showing signs of irritation: v.5 p.96 "Oh do have done!"; v.4: "Oh do shut up". Several dates of reading noted including: "Read aloud Nov 7 1904. Charles Dalrymple came this evening"; "Read aloud June 28 1923".
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1904 and 1923
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: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
George Dalrymple and, almost certainly, Lady Caroline Trevelyan
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Oliver Cromwell
Title: Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches; with elucidations by Thomas Carlyle
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Chapman & Hall, 1871-1872 ( one of 5 vols.)
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22622  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS notes in book cited below,

Citation: MS notes in book cited below,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

I have not transcribed all the marginal notes.



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