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Record Number: 4275


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'No dissipation has yet had power to make me neglect to read the Scriptures every day or fail to take advantage of every opportunity that has offered itself of religious conversation with a view to instruction.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Amelia Opie

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Nov 1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Father was a physician

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

PresbYterian/ Quaker 1825 onwards

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:

Title:

Scriptures

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4275

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Eliot McGregor

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Amelia Alderson Opie: Worldling and Friend

Place of Publication:

Wisconsin

Date of Publication:

1933

Vol:

n/a

Page:

75

Additional Comments:

Letter to Joseph John Gurney (13/6/1814), Gurney MS., 325.

Citation:

Margaret Eliot McGregor, Amelia Alderson Opie: Worldling and Friend (Wisconsin, 1933), p. 75, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4275, accessed: 23 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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