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Record Number: 5110


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have lately read a report of the Corn Laws made in 1814 before the house of Commons, one witness says... It came out in evidence that most of the witnesses were land Valuers, appointed by the land Leviathans to value their estates...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Aug 1826

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: at 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:

Robert Sharp

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

22 Sep 1773

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

schoolteacher/parish official

Religion:

Church of England

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:

anon

Title:

Report on the Corn Laws OR Address to the Two Houses

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5110

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Sharp

Editor:

J. E. Crowther

Title:

The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

58

Additional Comments:

co-editor P.A. Crowther

Citation:

Robert Sharp, J. E. Crowther (ed.), The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave (Oxford, 1997), p. 58, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5110, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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