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Record Number: 28842


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[...] Finished Burton [...]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

1 Oct 1849

Country:

Wales

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Hawarden
county: Flintshire
specific address: Hawarden

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:

William Ewart Gladstone

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

29 12 1809

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Opposition MP

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Wales

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Edward Burton

Title:

Testimonies of the Ante-Nicene Fathers to the Divinity of Christ

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1826.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28842

Source:

Print

Author:

William Gladstone

Editor:

Foot M.R.D.

Title:

The Gladstone Diaries

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

4

Page:

157

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William Gladstone, Foot M.R.D. (ed.), The Gladstone Diaries (Oxford, 1974), 4, p. 157, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28842, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Footnote in Foot's edition identifies this text. There is copy at the Hawarden Library. No annotations.

   
   
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