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Record 7946

Reading Experience:

'Having now occasion to go into Kent on business, I on Friday the 10th. went in the coach with Mr Chaldecott and 4 others to London where I quarter'd as usual (now my son had left it) at the Bolt and Tun (or Sussex Hotel, Bonverie Street, as Mr Carter now entitled it) taking with me for my usual travelling reading the novel of "Vaurien".'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 10 May 1799
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
specific address: Bolt and Tun Inn, or Sussex Hotel, Bonverie Street
other location: at the hotel and while on the coach to London
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: Isaac d'Israeli
Title: Varien; or Sketches of the Times
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7946  
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: 688
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The journals of John Marsh (New York, 1998), p. 688,, accessed: 30 May 2020

Additional comments:



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