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Record Number: 22454


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I also had a serious reading of the Holy Scriptures with many English, who came to see us at our hotel, and a time of prayer'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 11 Jun 1839 and 16 Jun 1839

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

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:

France

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

guests, husband, Josiah Foster


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22454

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Elizabeth Fry

Title:

Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add Mss 47457

Page/Folio:

ff. 221

Citation:

Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47457, p. ff. 221, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22454, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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