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Record Number: 21571


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read The Government of the Country by D. O'Bryan. N.B. a rebellious book.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

15 Dec 1795

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bishop Lydeard
specific address: Lydeard House

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:

Frances Hamilton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Nov 1742

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

owned and managed a large estate

Religion:

Protestant - probably Unitarian

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:

D O'Bryan

Title:

The Government of the Country

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

Borrowed (circulating library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

21571

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Frances Hamilton

Title:

Journals

Location:

Somerset Record Office

Call No:

DDFS 6/1 7/4 6/3 7/2 5/2 5/7

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Frances Hamilton, Journals Somerset Record Office, p. DDFS 6/1 7/4 6/3 7/2 5/2 5/7, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21571, accessed: 20 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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