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Record 22455

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'We were sent for to visit Prince and Princess Charles and their children and paid them an agreeable and I hope not unprofitable visit. The Crown Prince and Princess sent for us again; after much conversation upon many subjects I asked them to allow me to read a portion of Holy Scriptures with them, which gave me an opportunity for weightly religious communication with them'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1840 and 19 Apr 1840
Country: Germany Prussia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Berlin
   
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: Germany Prussia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Crown Prince and Princess
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: 22455  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Fry
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add Mss 47457
  Page/folio: ff. 234

Citation: Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47457, p. ff. 234, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22455, accessed: 18 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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