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Record Number: 9852


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read until near dinner [goes to chapel] came home, had a glass of gin and water read my quantum of "Watts Logic" smoked a pipe and am now ready to retire'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

15 Sep 1839

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: London, Southwark
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:

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Isaac Watts

Title:

Logick or the right use of reason in the enquiry

Genre:

Other religious, Philosophy, Textbook / self-education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9852

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:

55

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Jenkinson, K. Battye (ed.), The Diary of Joseph Jenkinson of Dronfield (Nottingham, 1987), p. 55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9852, accessed: 20 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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