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Record Number: 581


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

The Iris came this morning, in it there was the following article: at Paris there is proposals for publishing by subscription Parisgraphy, or a language that may be read by any nation... I have not copied this exactlyas it is in the newspaper, but that is the substance.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

3 May 1797

Country:

England

Time

morning: this morning

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:

Joseph Hunter

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

Feb 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

schoolboy

Religion:

Presbyterian

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:

Title:

The Iris

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

581

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

Journal

Location:

British Library

Call No:

24879

Page/Folio:

f. 1r

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. 24879, p. f. 1r, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=581, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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