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Record 7409

Reading Experience:

'My master - in conjunction with some friends - began to take in a newspaper, called, if I remember rightly, "Lloyd's Evening Post", and at this I sometimes got a hasty peep. At first, as was natural, I was chiefly interested with the domestic news: I took care to read about "The moving accidents by fire or flood", with an account of which a newspaper commonly abounds. But my curiosity was not long confined to these "little things". It soon led me to look at the articles of foreign intelligence...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1806 and 31 Dec 1806
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: at work?
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 Carter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 5 Jul 1792
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Apprentice tailor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Lloyd's Evening Post
Genre: Politics, Ephemera, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 7409  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carter
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoirs of a Working Man
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1845
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 84
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a Working Man (London, 1845), p. 84,, accessed: 06 July 2020

Additional comments:



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