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Record Number: 4893


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Little doing this day...Have been reading at Gifford's History of the War and have followed Bonaparte into Egypt in July 1798. That summer I was at Rothie keeping Mr Hays cows and was ten years old.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

14 Jan 1820

Country:

Scotland

Time

morning: 'this day'
afternoon: 'this day'
daytime: 'this day'

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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:

Adam Mackie

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1788

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Farmer- rented farm in 1815. Apprenticed in Aberdeen as bookeeper (1800-1805) . Marries 1817. Branches out into shopkeeping and inn keeping

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

C.H. Gifford

Title:

History of the French Revolution

Genre:

History, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4893

Source:

Print

Author:

Adam Mackie

Editor:

David Stevenson

Title:

The Diary of a Canny Man 1818-1828- Adam Mackie Farmer, Merchant, and Innkeeper in Fyvie

Place of Publication:

Aberdeen

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

n/a

Page:

27

Additional Comments:

Compiled by William Mackie

Citation:

Adam Mackie, David Stevenson (ed.), The Diary of a Canny Man 1818-1828- Adam Mackie Farmer, Merchant, and Innkeeper in Fyvie (Aberdeen, 1991), p. 27, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4893, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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