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Record Number: 22964


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

15 Oct 1855 Meeting Minutes: Report from Elizabeth Fry Refuge - 'One of them Eliza Salmon was a Roman Catholic and has often told the Matron that until she came to this Refuge she never had opened a Bible: she now tells her in a letter that she reads the scriptures daily, and will never go to a Priest again.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1855 and 15 Oct 1855

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London, Hackney
location in dwelling
other location: refuge

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:

Eliza Salmon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22964

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

n/a

Title:

Quaterly Committee Minutes

Location:

Hackney Archives

Call No:

D/ S/ 58/ 3 /2

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

British Ladies Society for Promoting the Reformation of Female Prisoners, Quaterly Committee Minutes Hackney Archives, p. D/ S/ 58/ 3 /2, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22964, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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