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Record 28091

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Catherine Talbot to Elizabeth Carter, 23 January 1755: 'Dr Dalton [i.e a volume of his poetry] is coming, but he has waited this last fortnight for some volumes of Stoic philosophy, which the Bishop of Norwich has lent me for your service, as he thinks there is the best account given in them that he has any where met with.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Bishop of Norwich
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Bishop of Norwich
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: 'volumes of Stoic philosophy'
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28091  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Montagu Pennington
  Title: A Series of Letters between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1809
  Vol: 2
  Page: 194
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Montagu Pennington (ed.), A Series of Letters between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787 (London, 1809), 2, p. 194, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28091, accessed: 20 January 2022

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