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Record 10868

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Borrowed the "Spy" of one of our men; it is peculiarly calculated for the lower class of people. Mr Harrison a schoolmaster in Pond Lane, was one of the Principle writers in it.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 3 Nov 1798
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sheffield
location in dwelling: at 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Spy
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10868  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 24, 879
  Page/folio: 41

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 41, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10868, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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