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Record Number: 10960


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'It was when I was very ill that the article in the "Monthly Rev." was read to me.'

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1799 and 30 Jun 1800

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Sheffield
location in dwelling: home, while ill

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:

Listener:

Joseph Hunter

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

6 Feb 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

apprentice

Religion:

Presbyterian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

read to him by an unnamed relative



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Monthly Review

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10960

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

Fragment of a Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add 24, 880

Page/Folio:

14

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, Fragment of a Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 880, p. 14, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10960, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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