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Record 22440

Reading Experience:

'We have been favoured the last two days to have all our fifteen children around us ... After dinner we walked a little and then had tea, and after tea a number of the children sang in company some of our old Earlham songs and ended with two hymns. We were then silent and read the 103rd Psalm, and I spoke earnestly to my children impressing them with the importance, now that most of them were no longer under our restraint, that they should be conformed to the will of God'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 8 Jul 1833
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London, West Ham
specific address: The Cedars, Upton Lane
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

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


Source Information:

Record ID: 22440  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Fry
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add Mss 47457
  Page/folio: ff. 138

Citation: Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47457, p. ff. 138,, accessed: 22 January 2020

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