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Record 12219

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From Rev. John Hastie's diary, 29th September [1797]: 'Newspaper "Kelso Mail" begun to be taken this first week of October between Knox [William Knox, schoolmaster, Edrom], James [James Herriot, farmer, Allanbank Mains, Stuartslaw and Kelloe Mains] and David Herriots [David Herriot, son of above James] and me twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1797 and 31 Dec 1797
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: county: Berwickshire or Roxburghshire
   
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:James Herriot
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1724
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: farmer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Kelso Mail
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12219  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Hastie
  Editor: Ronald Morrison
  Title: Full of Egotism, being the Diary of the Rev. John Hastie, Minister of Edrom Parish Berwickshire 1797 to 1822
  Place of Publication: Whitberry
  Date of Publication: 2004
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Hastie, Ronald Morrison (ed.), Full of Egotism, being the Diary of the Rev. John Hastie, Minister of Edrom Parish Berwickshire 1797 to 1822 (Whitberry, 2004), p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12219, accessed: 19 September 2019

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