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Record Number: 406


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I find by the news papers this morning that dr wild and you are deputed by the clergy assembled at the late visitation at Beaconsfield to wait upon my lord Nottingham [to give] their thanks for his book agst Mr Whiston. Which book i do also much approve of and accordingly Did return my own thanks to his lordship in the House of Lords as soon as it was published

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 May 1721 and 8 May 1721

Country:

England

Time

n/a

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:

Edward Lincoln

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Daniel (Earl of Winchelsea and Nottingham) Finch

Title:

The Answer of the Earl of Nottingham to Mr Whiston

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

406

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Thomas Birch

Title:

Miscellaneous Literary Correspondence

Location:

British Library

Call No:

ADD 4253

Page/Folio:

112

Citation:

Thomas Birch, Miscellaneous Literary Correspondence British Library, p. ADD 4253, p. 112, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=406, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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