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Record 10956

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read Foote's "Farce of the Minor"; I do not admire it near as much as I do the Mayor of Garratt.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 10 May 1800
Country: England
Time: n/a
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
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: Samuel Foote
Title: The Minor, A Comedy
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10956  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Fragment of a Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 24, 880
  Page/folio: 9

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Fragment of a Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 880, p. 9, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10956, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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