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Record 4917

Reading Experience:

"Doctor Gregory's Book was published at Edin [r] just two Days before I left that Place...I read it, tho butin the hurried Way which the Eve of Journey allowed of...I also think that the Publication of it, when one considers that the young Ladies to whom it is address'd are alive & unmarried, is liable to Objection..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Apr 1774 and 30 Apr 1744
Country: Scotland
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:Henry Mackenzie
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 26 Jul 1745
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: lawyer and author
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Dr John Gregory
Title: A Father's Legacy to his Daughters
Genre: Conduct books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4917  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry Mackenzie
  Editor: Horst Drescher
  Title: Letters to Elizabeth Rose of Kilvarock
  Place of Publication: Munster
  Date of Publication: 1967
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 157
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry Mackenzie, Horst Drescher (ed.), Letters to Elizabeth Rose of Kilvarock (Munster, 1967), p. 157,, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:



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