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Record Number: 3223


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

My father's large bookcase was stuffed with odd volumes of the Gentleman's Magazine and other miscellaneous matters. Anacharsis' 'travels in Greece', Robertson's 'America', Goldsmith's 'History of England', Adams''Rome', Wesley's sermons and Fletcher's controversial volumes. All these had been read by me, either for my own amusement, or aloud to my father, whose sight had been lost for years.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1800 and 31 Dec 1800

Country:

Ireland

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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:

Anne Lutton

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Dec 1791

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Ireland

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

her father


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Wesley

Title:

Sermons on Several Occasions OR Three Sermons

Genre:

Sermon

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

3223

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Lutton

Editor:

J.H. Wescott

Title:

Memorials of a Consecrated Life

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1882

Vol:

n/a

Page:

20

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Lutton, J.H. Wescott (ed.), Memorials of a Consecrated Life (London, 1882), p. 20, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3223, accessed: 16 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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