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Record Number: 4940


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Books lately read: A Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Dr Johnson, by James Boswell, Esq. J. Boswell does appear so wonderfully simple, so surprisingly ingenuous, that I cannot but smile as I read his work...

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

9 Oct 1810

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Dove's Nest, home of the Peddar family
other location: place of employment

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:

Ellen Weeton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1776

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

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:

James Boswell

Title:

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel

Genre:

Biography, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4940

Source:

Print

Author:

Ellen Weeton

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess

Place of Publication:

Whitstable

Date of Publication:

1969

Vol:

1

Page:

302

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ellen Weeton, Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess (Whitstable, 1969), 1, p. 302, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4940, accessed: 19 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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