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Record Number: 12218


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From Rev. John Hastie's diary, 29th September [1797]: 'Newspaper "Kelso Mail" begun to be taken this first week of October between Knox [William Knox, schoolmaster, Edrom], James and David Herriots and me twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1797 and 31 Dec 1797

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Berwickshire or Roxburghshire

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:

William Knox

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

schoolmaster

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Kelso Mail

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

12218

Source:

Print

Author:

John Hastie

Editor:

Ronald Morrison

Title:

Full of Egotism, being the Diary of the Rev. John Hastie, Minister of Edrom Parish Berwickshire 1797 to 1822

Place of Publication:

Whitberry

Date of Publication:

2004

Vol:

n/a

Page:

28

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Hastie, Ronald Morrison (ed.), Full of Egotism, being the Diary of the Rev. John Hastie, Minister of Edrom Parish Berwickshire 1797 to 1822 (Whitberry, 2004), p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12218, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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