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Record Number: 22679


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

MS notes and marginal marks throughout the book, in the hand of Sir George Otto Trevelyan. Dates of reading include "Sept. 21 1914 Aloud to C[aroline]"; "Dec 30 1920 with C". One note alludes to the First World War: when Motley writes of a "train of unforeseen transactions", Sir George comments: "We have enough of that just now. Aug . 31 1915".

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1914 and 1920

Country:

England

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:

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

The listener is Lady Caroline Trevelyan, Sir George's wife.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Lothrop Motley

Title:

The rise of the Dutch republic: a history

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: George Routledge & Sons,[1876?]

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22679

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

MS note in book cited below

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

MS note in book cited below, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=22679, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the notes in these vols.

   
   
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