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Record Number: 10795


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mr Fisher who came up to alter Mr E a gown &c against our journay bought in a "Cambridge Inteligencer" to look at; it is a very free paper & conducted by Mr Flower.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

21 Apr 1797

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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:

3 Feb 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Son of a Sheffield manufacturer

Religion:

Presbyterian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Cambridge Inteligencer

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

10795

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

n/a

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add 24, 879

Page/Folio:

8

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 8, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10795, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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