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Record 22411

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The first day before leaving home I must also describe if I can. It was one of the most interesting nature. In the first place I had [underline] all [end underline] the servants collected at the morning reading, and expressed very fully my desires for them'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Feb 1827 and 13 Feb 1827
Country: England
Time: morning: 7:45am
Place: city: London, East Ham
specific address: Plashet House
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:Elizabeth Fry
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 21 May 1780
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: wife of merchant
Religion: Quaker
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
family and servants
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22411  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Fry
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add Mss 47457
  Page/folio: ff. 38

Citation: Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47457, p. ff. 38, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22411, accessed: 20 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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