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Record 23075

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
ms journal of Sophia de C-, one of the ladies of the visiting Society for Newgate, entry dated 1 May 1817: 'We next proceeded to the sick ward (it was in good order) and took a list of additional clothes wanted there, and read a chapter from the New Testament, we then bade adieu to this dismal abode'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 May 1817
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
specific address: Newgate Gaol
other location: prison
   
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:Sophia de C
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown (lady prison visitor)
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
female prisoners in sick ward
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23075  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Fry
  Editor: Katharine Fry
  Title: Memoir of Elizabeth Fry, with extracts from her Journal and letters, edited by two of her daughters
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1847
  Vol: 1
  Page: 277
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Fry, Katharine Fry (ed.), Memoir of Elizabeth Fry, with extracts from her Journal and letters, edited by two of her daughters (London, 1847), 1, p. 277, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23075, accessed: 18 September 2019

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