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Record Number: 4452


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

At meeting of new representative assembly for colony of Virginia in 1619, 'The man appointed speaker, John Pory, a veteran of the House of Commons, began the meeting by reading aloud "the great charter or commission of privileges" that sanctioned the convening of the assembly.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1619 and 31 Dec 1619

Country:

America (Virginia)

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:

John Pory

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

America (Virginia)

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

Members of Virginia Assembly


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Anon

Title:

Charter of Virginia Assembly

Genre:

Politics, Law, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4452

Source:

Print

Author:

David D. Hall

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Cultures of Print: Essays in the History of the Book

Place of Publication:

Amherst

Date of Publication:

1996

Vol:

n/a

Page:

104

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

David D. Hall, Cultures of Print: Essays in the History of the Book (Amherst, 1996), p. 104, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4452, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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