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Record Number: 5152


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A customer of Old Willy's in the Leather and nail line, telling us he had heard Cobbett's register read lately, where he says in about a year or perhaps rather more from this time wheat will be at 3s 6d or 4s pr Bushell; I told him that I had heard that Cobbett was a false prophet...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1826 and 24 Oct 1826

Country:

n/a

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:

[A customer of Old Willy's in the Leather and nail line] anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Cobbett

Title:

Political Register

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5152

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:

79

Additional Comments:

and ed P A Crowther

Citation:

Robert Sharp, J. E. Crowther (ed.), The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave (Oxford, 1997), p. 79, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5152, accessed: 24 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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