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Record 7941

Reading Experience:

'I spent the evening and slept at the Old Tree, a very poor inn in which I was forced to sleep in a double bedded room with a stranger. For my amusement during this journey I took the novel of "Vanillo Gonzales".'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 6 Aug 1798
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Seaford
other location: Inn - Old Tree at Seaford
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: Composer / gentleman
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: Alain-Rene Le Sage
Title: The history of Vanillo Gonzales, surnamed the Merry Bachelor
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Transl from French 1797 (published by Robinson of London)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7941  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Marsh
  Editor: Brian Robins
  Title: The Journals of John Marsh
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 669
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The Journals of John Marsh (New York, 1998), p. 669,, accessed: 30 May 2020

Additional comments:



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