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Record Number: 204


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

after [a morning walk] I Read the News.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

26 Apr 1774

Country:

England

Time

morning: after morning walk

Place:

city: Brentford

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 Yeoman

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1748

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

farmer and potter

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:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

204

Source:

Print

Author:

John Yeoman

Editor:

Macleod Yearsley

Title:

The Diary of the Visits of John Yeoman to London in the Years 1774 and 1777

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1934

Vol:

n/a

Page:

41

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Yeoman, Macleod Yearsley (ed.), The Diary of the Visits of John Yeoman to London in the Years 1774 and 1777 (London, 1934), p. 41, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=204, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Date of birth -1748 or 1749?

   
   
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