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Record 6614

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'That would be in the year 1852, when I was fifteen. About the same time I read "The White Slave" and the autobiography of Frederick Douglass. Thus began a keen, lasting interest in the anti-slavery agitation.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1852 and 31 Dec 1852
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Durham?
county: Durham or Northumberland
   
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:Thomas Burt
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Nov 1837
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Pitman, later MP
Religion: Methodist
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: Richard Hildreth
Title: The white slave, or memoirs of a fugitive
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6614  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Burt
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Thomas Burt, M. P., D. C. L., pitman & privy councillor : an autobiography
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1924
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 116
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Burt, Thomas Burt, M. P., D. C. L., pitman & privy councillor : an autobiography (London, 1924), p. 116, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6614, accessed: 18 October 2019

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