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Record Number: 3012


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere Journal, Sunday 16 January 1803, describing visit to Matthew Newton's to obtain gingerbread: 'The blind Man [Matthew Newton] and his Wife and Sister were sitting by the fire all dressed very clean in their Sunday clothes, the sister reading.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

16 Jan 1803

Country:

England

Time

daytime

Place:

n/a

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:

[Miss] Newton

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3012

Source:

Print

Author:

Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Helen Darbishire

Title:

Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1958

Vol:

n/a

Page:

214

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Dorothy Wordsworth, Helen Darbishire (ed.), Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth (London, 1958), p. 214, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3012, accessed: 05 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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