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Record 9711

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
To Miss Hunt Shirley, July 28, 1795 'I have just finished Clarendon's "History of the rebellion", which Miss Bowdler long ago desired me to read. It is extremely interesting and instructive.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jul 1795 and 28 Jul 1795
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Shirley
   
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:Elizabeth Smith
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth Dec 1776
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Daughter of a banker, writer
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: Edward Hyde Clarendon
Title: History of the Rebellion and civil wars in England
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9711  
Source - Print  
  Author: H M Bowdler
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Fragments in prose and verse by Miss Elizabeth Smith, lately deceased, with some account of her life and character
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1809
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 44-5
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H M Bowdler, Fragments in prose and verse by Miss Elizabeth Smith, lately deceased, with some account of her life and character (London, 1809), p. 44-5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9711, accessed: 21 February 2024

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