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Record Number: 13228


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Looked into Whitehurst's "Theory of the Earth". His hypothesis is, That our globe was originally a confused mass of all the elements; That from gravitation and elective attraction, these elements gradually subsided into concentric layers...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

20 Jan 1800

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:

Thomas Green

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

gentleman

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Whitehurst

Title:

An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth

Genre:

Science

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13228

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Green

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature.

Place of Publication:

Ipswich

Date of Publication:

1810

Vol:

n/a

Page:

189-190

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Green, Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature. (Ipswich, 1810), p. 189-190, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13228, accessed: 14 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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