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Record 9875

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'We got the "Monthly Magazine" from Miss Haynes who takes it in. Mr E. says it is the best published. I drew a copy of Stanley Hall near Bolton le Moor out of Aikin.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 7 Apr 1797
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Portobello, Sheffield
county: Yorkshire
location in dwelling: Home (he lives with Joseph Evans, his guardian and Presbyterian minister)
   
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 Hunter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Feb 1783
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Apprentice in a Sheffield Warehouse: son of a Sheffield manufacturer
Religion: Presbyterian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Aikin
Title: A Description of the Country from thirty to forty miles around Manchester
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9875  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal, 1800
  Location: British Library
  Call no: ADD 24, 880
  Page/folio: 6

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal, 1800 British Library, p. ADD 24, 880, p. 6, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9875, accessed: 20 April 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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