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Record 4953

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
An Essay on Old Maids. 3 vols. Has my approbation, although, or because, I am an Old Maid. What is the public opinion, I never heard - nor any opinion - but shall take the first opportunity to discover.
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1813 and 31 Jan 1813
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: High Royd
other location: place of employment
   
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:Ellen Weeton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1776
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: W Hayley
Title: A Philosophical, Historical and Moral Essay on Old Maids
Genre: History, Philosophy, Conduct books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4953  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ellen Weeton
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess
  Place of Publication: Whitstable
  Date of Publication: 1969
  Vol: 2
  Page: 79
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ellen Weeton, Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess (Whitstable, 1969), 2, p. 79, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4953, accessed: 24 August 2019

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