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Record Number: 17524


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

West Indian Islands Islands len Brd chief towns Belonging to _________________________________________________________ Jamaica 140 60 Kingston Great Britain _________________________________________________________ Barbadoes [021] 14 Bridgetown ? _________________________________________________________ St. Christopher 20 7 Basse-terre ? _________________________________________________________ Antigua 20 20 St. John?s ? _________________________________________________________ Nevis and each of them is Plymouth ? Montserrat 18 circumfer (continues. len = length; Brd = breadth)

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1789 and 31 Dec 1799

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Hampshire
specific address: Aylesfield Farm, Nr. Alton, Hampshire.

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:

Mary Bacon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

15 Dec 1743

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Farmer's wife

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

the material had clearly been read by Mary Bacon as she copied it into her ledger/commonplace book.



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

[Almanac]

Genre:

Geography / Travel, probably printed almanac material, or from a newspaper.

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown, set out in a table

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17524

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Mary Bacon

Title:

Mary Bacon's List of Books

Location:

Hampshire Record Office

Call No:

28M82/F1

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Mary Bacon, Mary Bacon's List of Books Hampshire Record Office, p. 28M82/F1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17524, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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