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Record 8040

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'in the Course of this summer one day I took the Bible to read and happened on the 54th Chapt of Isaiah a chapt I had never noticed before and as I read it I had such a glorious insight of the promises therein Contained and although I Could not apply one of them to myself yet I saw that God was gracious and so mercyfull as to forgive the sins of the worst sinners.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 21 Jun 1814 and 23 Sep 1814
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Joseph Mayett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Mar 1783
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Soldier
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Book of Isaiah
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8040  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Mayett
  Editor: Ann Kussmaul
  Title: The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton
  Place of Publication: Buckinghamshire
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 57
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 57, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8040, accessed: 16 September 2019

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