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Record Number: 10823


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Took "Letters from Norway & c" back to the Vestry Library. I did not read them, but Mr E. said they were very entertaining & instructive; brought Mrs Wollstonecraft "View of the French Revolution".'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 24 Jun 1798 and 1 Jul 1798

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Sheffield
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 Evans

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Presbyterian Minister

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:

Mary Wollstonecraft

Title:

Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

10823

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add 24, 879

Page/Folio:

20

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 20, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10823, accessed: 23 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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