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Record 10836

Reading Experience:

'I will give an account of how I spend the day hour by hour. From 7 to 8 drew part of a landscape, wrote my diary. 8 to 9. Read a little in my Encyclopedia ... 2 to 5 at Warehouse. From 6 to 7 read a little in the Encyclopedia ...8 to 9 got my supper, read a little in the ency. 9 to 10 read in the ency.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 10 Aug 1798
Country: England
Time: morning: 8:00 -9:00 am
evening: periodically, 6pm -7pm, 8pm -9pm, 9pm -10pm
Place: city: Sheffield
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 Hunter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Feb 1783
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Apprentice working at a Sheffield warehouse. Son of a Sheffield Manufacturer.
Religion: Presbyterian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Encyclopaedia
Genre: Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 10836  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 24, 879
  Page/folio: 25-6

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 25-6,, accessed: 16 February 2020

Additional comments:



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