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Record 5110

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I have lately read a report of the Corn Laws made in 1814 before the house of Commons, one witness says... It came out in evidence that most of the witnesses were land Valuers, appointed by the land Leviathans to value their estates...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 21 Aug 1826
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: 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:Robert Sharp
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Sep 1773
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: schoolteacher/parish official
Religion: Church of England
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: anon
Title: Report on the Corn Laws OR Address to the Two Houses
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5110  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Sharp
  Editor: J. E. Crowther
  Title: The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 58
  Additional comments: co-editor P.A. Crowther

Citation: Robert Sharp, J. E. Crowther (ed.), The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave (Oxford, 1997), p. 58, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5110, accessed: 19 June 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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