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Record Number: 182


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Wigtown:...Not only the farmers ,but many of the tradesmen, read the newspapers'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1791 and 1799

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Wigtown

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:

Reading Group:

the people of Wigtown

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
farmers and tradesmen

Occupation:

farmers and tradesmen

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

[newspapers]

Genre:

n/a

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

182

Source:

Print

Author:

John Sinclair

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Statistical Account of Scotland

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

1791-99

Vol:

n/a

Page:

Vol. XIV, pp.483

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Sinclair, The Statistical Account of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1791-99), p. Vol. XIV, pp.483, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=182, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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