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Record Number: 23121


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Visit to France, 1838, accompanied by Joseph Fry, friend Josiah Forster, and Lydia Irving. Letter to children, Abbeville, 28 Jan 1838: 'We left Boulogne yesterday morning in a very comfortable French carraige after some delay in our departure, from various difficulties with luggage, we enjoyed our reading and conversation, until we arrived at Montreuil ... After breakfast we read as usual, then Josiah Forster went out ... picture us - our feet on some fleeces that we have found, generally wrapped up in cloaks, surrounded by screens to keep off the air, the wood fire at our feet. We have just finished an interesting reading in French, in the New Testament, with the landlady, her daughters and some of the servants of the hotel; they appeared very attentive and much interested'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

28 Jan 1838

Country:

France

Time

morning: after breakfast

Place:

city: Montreuil
location in dwelling: in the hotel

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

husband Joseph Fry, friend Josiah Forster, Lydia Irving


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:

23121

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Fry

Editor:

Katharine Fry

Title:

Memoir of Elizabeth Fry, with extracts from her Journal and letters, edited by two of her daughters

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1847

Vol:

2

Page:

260

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Fry, Katharine Fry (ed.), Memoir of Elizabeth Fry, with extracts from her Journal and letters, edited by two of her daughters (London, 1847), 2, p. 260, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23121, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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