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Record 17171

Reading Experience:

'Miss Aldridge gave us Henry's "Communicant's Companion" - a fearful book filled with questions which it would have taken months to answer - and I tried to find time for self-examination out of school hours, and at first thought myself obliged to answer every question, and at last gave up the attempt in despair. my own sense told me it was in vain'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1828 and 31 Dec 1831
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bath
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:Eliazbeth Missing Sewell
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1815
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: later writer
Religion: Church of England
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: Matthew Henry
Title: Communicant's Companion
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown
borrowed from or a gift from teacher, Miss Aldridge


Source Information:

Record ID: 17171  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: Eleanor L. Sewell
  Title: The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1907
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 39-40
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell (London, 1907), p. 39-40,, accessed: 16 October 2019

Additional comments:

This was at the time of her confirmation classes



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