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Record Number: 22443


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I returned from Brighton the day before yesterday having felt a drawing of love to visit the Friends; and to attend to the difficulties of the District Society. I went [underline] quite alone [end underline], and yet not alone because I believe my master was with me. I had amongst the Friends some weighty, close service, some very encouraging. My way appeared curiously opened in the hearts of the people and I hope and trust the valued District Society will be continued. I had about a hundred visitors to meet me, and read the 100th Psalm: and prayed for them, and the Society, and strongly pressed the importance of different Christians working together, and of unity of spirit'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

23 Dec 1834

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Brighton

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 Fry

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

21 May 1780

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

wife of merchant

Religion:

Quaker

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

members of the District Society (relief of poor)


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible (Psalms)

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22443

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Elizabeth Fry

Title:

Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add Mss 47457

Page/Folio:

ff. 155

Citation:

Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47457, p. ff. 155, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22443, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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