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Record Number: 1679


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth describes church service attended in London in letter to Mary Hutchinson, 5 May 1820: 'Tom and I went with [Mr Johnson] last Sunday but one to the opening of a handsome Chapel given by a Mr Watson to the National Society [for education of poor]. The B[isho]p of London preached, Mr Johnson read prayers, and Mr Wiliam Coleridge (who is appointed morning preacher) read the Communion Service. All the duty was admirably performed ... '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

23 Apr 1820

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Ely Place, London

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 Johnson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Clergyman

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas Monkhouse William Wordsworth (nephew of Dorothy) William Coleridge children Bishop of London


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

prayers

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1679

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

579-80

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 579-80, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1679, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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