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Record 7926

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'As to Mrs M & I, we have been, ever since we lived at Nethersole, great readers, taking each always a book at breakfast & at tea when without company in the house & also for some time after dinner & supper, by w'ch means we each read about 2 hours or make everyday our young men likewise taking their books at the same time, ... except after supper on days when we had been visiting, or at the Concert, the talking over which afterwards generally furnish'd amusement for the remainder of the evening.'
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: morning: at breakfast
afternoon: at tea time
evening: after dinner and supper
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:John Marsh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 31 May 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Musian / composer / gentleman
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: [unknown]
Title: [various]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7926  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Marsh
  Editor: Brian Robins
  Title: The John Marsh Journals. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828)
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 536
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The John Marsh Journals. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828) (New York, 1998), p. 536, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7926, accessed: 24 October 2019

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