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Record Number: 9844


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Work'd all day. In the evening was visited by Wm Camm and Geo Seston to the latter of whom I lent Watts "Improvement of the Mind". Read part of "Corn Law Rhymes" to my friends. G. Ward was then added to the number- staid up till 11 o'clock.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

15 May 1833

Country:

England

Time

evening: in the evening

Place:

city: Dronfield
county: Derbyshire
location in dwelling: at his 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:

Joseph Jenkinson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1810

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

hatter

Religion:

Methodist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Friends


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Ebeneezer Elliot

Title:

Corn Law Rhymes

Genre:

Poetry, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9844

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Jenkinson

Editor:

K. Battye

Title:

The Diary of Joseph Jenkinson of Dronfield

Place of Publication:

Nottingham

Date of Publication:

1987

Vol:

n/a

Page:

38

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Jenkinson, K. Battye (ed.), The Diary of Joseph Jenkinson of Dronfield (Nottingham, 1987), p. 38, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9844, accessed: 16 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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