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Record Number: 22350


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'12 verse. 4th chap: Paul to Timothy; this does strike my mind deeply; Let no man despite thy youth but be thou an example to the believers in word in conversation in charity in spirit in faith in purity. 14th verse neglect not the gift that is in thee.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

25 May 1799

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Norwich (2 miles)
county: Norfolk
specific address: Earlham Hall
location in dwelling

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:

Elizabeth Gurney

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

21 May 1780

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

daughter of banker and merchant

Religion:

Quaker

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

later Elizabeth Fry



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

New Testament

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22350

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Elizabeth Fry

Title:

Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add Mss 47456

Page/Folio:

ff. 61

Citation:

Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47456, p. ff. 61, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22350, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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