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Record Number: 10930


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'On 25.7.1799, I have seen a month or two ago, in the "Mon Mag" an account of the publication of the first part of the 1st vol [of the Supplement to the Encyclopedia Britannica].'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1799 and 25 Jul 1799

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 at Hadfield & Co, Sheffield, Yorkshire

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:

The Monthly Magazine

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Science

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10930

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

ADD MSS 24879

Page/Folio:

42

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. ADD MSS 24879, p. 42, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10930, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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