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Record 6874

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Opening the "Newcastle Chronicle" one November morning of 1865, I observed a long letter signed "A Coalowner". From beginning to end the letter was a fierce diatribe against the strikers, the Miner's Union, and the Secretary of the Union.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Nov 1865 and 31 Dec 1865
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: Choppington
county: Northumberland
location in dwelling: 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:Thomas Burt
Age Adult (18-100+)
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: [n/a]
Title: Newcastle Chronicle
Genre: Politics, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6874  
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: 183
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Burt, Thomas Burt, M. P., D. C. L., pitman & privy councillor : an autobiography (London, 1924), p. 183, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6874, accessed: 21 November 2019

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