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Record 22350

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'12 verse. 4th chap: Paul to Timothy; this does strike my mind deeply; Let no man despite thy youth but be thou an example to the believers in word in conversation in charity in spirit in faith in purity. 14th verse neglect not the gift that is in thee.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 25 May 1799
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Norwich (2 miles)
county: Norfolk
specific address: Earlham Hall
location in dwelling
   
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:Elizabeth Gurney
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 21 May 1780
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: daughter of banker and merchant
Religion: Quaker
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: later Elizabeth Fry

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: New Testament
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22350  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Fry
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add Mss 47456
  Page/folio: ff. 61

Citation: Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47456, p. ff. 61, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22350, accessed: 16 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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