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Record Number: 22448


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'5th day last - This evening William Foster read the 5th chap of Isaiah expressing his full belief that our Joseph would experience its truth, although the weapon should be farmed against him, it would not prosper...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1837 and 20 Jul 1837

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London, West Ham
specific address: The Cedars, Upton Lane
location in dwelling: home of Elizabeth Fry

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

William Foster

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Quaker

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

Elizabeth Fry


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible (Isaiah)

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22448

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Elizabeth Fry

Title:

Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add Mss 47457

Page/Folio:

ff. 193

Citation:

Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47457, p. ff. 193, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22448, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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