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Record Number: 209


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Proselytised by a follower of the mystic Joanna Southcott, he read some of his propaganda but found "Some things that did not Correspond with the bible and also that it was a trick to get money so I declined his religion and bid him adue".''

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Joseph Mayett

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

labourer, not clear whether agricultural or not

Religion:

Methodist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

follower of Joanna Southcott

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Other religious, Y

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

209

Source:

Print

Author:

Jonathan Rose

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

30

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jonathan Rose, The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (New Haven, 2001), p. 30, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=209, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

See Ann Kussmaul (ed.) "The Autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (1783-1839)", (Buckingham, 1986).

   
   
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