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Record Number: 10840


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Wrote out of the "Monthly Mag." an example of English hexameter. [Borrowed 'the first 12 no.s' from Miss Haynes on 17 August 1798] Sir Philip Sidney had an idea of the same kind for he composed a poem in such verse.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

21 Aug 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 Hunter

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

6 Feb 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Apprentice working at 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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Monthly Magazine

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

10840

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add 24, 879

Page/Folio:

26

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 26, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10840, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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