Journal, 1801 May 11 - 1803 Mar 23.

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Waldie, John, 1781-1862. Journal, 1801 May 11 - 1803 Mar 23.

Journal, 1801 May 11 - 1803 Mar 23.

Manuscript, in a single hand, of a daily journal recording the events of Waldie's daily life. He goes on daily excursions with his family and describes the landscapes and estates they visit; mentions teas, dinners, dances, and singing with acquaintances; plays card games; records and reviews books he has read, including Aaron Hill's Zara and Maria Edgeworth's Belinda; and frequents the theater. In describing the plays he attends, he provides the names of the actors, including those of Sarah Siddons and Priscilla Kemble, and reviews their performances.

1 v. (ca. 358 p.) ; 26 x 20 cm.

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Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Plaistow, to Samuel Richardson, 1743/44 Jan. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269606039 Aaron Hill, English writer and entrepreneur. From the description of Aaron Hill manuscript material : 1 item, 1744 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 426938529 ...

Kemble, Priscilla, 1758-1854

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Priscilla Kemble [née Hopkins; other married name Brereton], English actress, wife of actor John Philip Kemble. From the description of Priscilla Kemble manuscript material : 1 item, [between 1787 and 1823] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 503561910 ...

Eaton, Charlotte A. (Charlotte Anne), 1788-1859

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Charlotte Ann (Waldie) Eaton (1788-1859) was a writer. In June 1815 she visited Brussels, the headquarters of Wellington's army, with her brother John and sister Jane. Her account of the battle was first published as Circumstantial Detail By a Near Observer in The Battle of Waterloo (1815). In 1817, her family published a more extended account based on her own experiences titled Narrative of a Residence in Belgium, During the Campaign of 1815, and of a Visit to the Field of Waterloo. By an Engli...

Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831

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Sarah Siddons was a famous 18th century British actress, best known for the role of Lady Macbeth; Miss Coates of Glasgow was her friend. From the description of Sarah Siddons letters to Miss Coates, 1795-1802. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 755229191 English actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. [Prince?] Hoare, [1816] July 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663260 From the description of Autograph tic...

Waldie, John, 1781-1862.

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Waldie was born in 1781; attended Univ. of Edinburgh; awarded D. Lit; assumed the administration of Hendersyde Park at Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland, shortly before the death of his father, George Waldie, in 1826; traveled extensively in Europe; he died in 1862. From the description of Papers, 1793-1862. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39724834 John Waldie (1781-1862) was the administrator of Hendersyde Park at Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Wh...

Edgeworth, Maria, 1768-1849

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Irish novelist and educationist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edgeworth's Town, Ireland, to August Louis, Baron de Staël-Holstein and Achille-Léon-Victor, Duc de Broglie, 1826 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994866 Irish-English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Dominique François Jean Arago, the French scientist, [n.d., paper is watermarked 1818]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742984 ...

Watts, Jane (Waldie), 1793-1826.

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Waldie family.

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