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Record 10866

Reading Experience:

'It has been stated in some of the London papers that when the news [of Nelson's victory] arrived there was no appearance of rejoicing at Sheffield. [He cites lack of coverage in the "Iris"]. He remarks however in the "Iris" of the 25th of this month that [Sheffield did celebrate].'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 24 Oct 1798 and 25 Oct 1798
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sheffield
location in dwelling: At Miss Haynes's 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 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: The Iris
Genre: Politics, Ephemera, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 10866  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 24, 879
  Page/folio: 38

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 38,, accessed: 24 February 2020

Additional comments:



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