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Record 8035

Reading Experience:

'... my usual headache on the first day of travelling having come on before I got to Town, I felt by that time very little inclination to unpack or dress myself, but seeing a very tempting bill of fare in the papers at the Sussex Hotel, I was induced to set about it, the bustle of which, with a dish of coffee, nearly carried off my complaint.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 7 May 1802
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
other location: Inn - Sussex Hotel
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: [n/a]
Title: [local newspaper]
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: Probably newspaper of 7 May 1802.
Provenance: borrowed (other)
Newspaper read at the inn


Source Information:

Record ID: 8035  
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: 751
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The Journals of John Marsh (New York, 1998), p. 751,, accessed: 11 August 2020

Additional comments:



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