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Record 9599

Reading Experience:

'Dr. Walcot went into the shop of Mr Wright, where Mr. Giffard was seated reading a newspaper; he asked him if his name was not Giffard? He replied in the affirmative. Upon which the Doctor aimed a blow at his brother poet with a cane ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 18 Aug 1800
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
other location: in the shop of Mr Wright
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:Mr Giffard
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
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: [newspaper]
Genre: Ephemera, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 9599  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Times
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 20 August 1800
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 3
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: The Times (London, 20 August 1800), p. 3,, accessed: 18 February 2020

Additional comments:



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