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Record Number: 5311


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Finished second volume of Burder. Began Gibbon's account of his own life.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

2 Mar 1817

Country:

England

Time

n/a

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:

Benjamin Newton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1762

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Rector and J.P

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:

Samuel Burder

Title:

Oriental Customs:or an illustration of the sacred

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5311

Source:

Print

Author:

Benjamin Newton

Editor:

C.P. Fendall

Title:

The Dairy of Benjamin Newton, Rector of Wath, 1816-1819

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1933

Vol:

n/a

Page:

59

Additional Comments:

and ed. E.A.Crutchley

Citation:

Benjamin Newton, C.P. Fendall (ed.), The Dairy of Benjamin Newton, Rector of Wath, 1816-1819 (Cambridge, 1933), p. 59, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5311, accessed: 19 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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