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Record Number: 11222


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'a newspaper lye of the first order - "Mr Gale of Holt in the parish of Bradford Witts has at present a Pear of the jagonel kind in his possession which was taken [...] 49 years ago and is now as sound as the first moment it was gathered[...]" - it must have been a wooden one'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 12 Aug 1825 and 31 Aug 1825

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: at 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:

John Clare

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

14 Jul 1793

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

poet/natural history author

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Stamford Mercury

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

11222

Source:

Print

Author:

John Clare

Editor:

Margaret Grainger

Title:

The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1983

Vol:

n/a

Page:

253

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Clare, Margaret Grainger (ed.), The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare (Oxford, 1983), p. 253, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11222, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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