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Record Number: 11158


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I rose at 5 O'clock, and going to a small plantation that overlooked the Jed I learned all I ever knew of English Grammar. At that time grammar was not taught in such of the country schools as I had attended. Of course I had to go back and open up the shop at 6 O' clock.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1818 and 31 Dec 1820

Country:

England

Time

morning: 5.00-6.00 am

Place:

location in dwelling: 'a small plantation' near the home of his employer.

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:

Robert White

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

17 Sep 1802

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

labourer on his father's farm.

Religion:

n/a

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:

anon

Title:

[English Grammar]

Genre:

Education, Textbook / self-education, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

11158

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert White

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Autobiographical Notes

Place of Publication:

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Date of Publication:

1966

Vol:

n/a

Page:

2-3 (footnote p.23)

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Robert White, Autobiographical Notes (Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1966), p. 2-3 (footnote p.23), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11158, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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