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Record Number: 588


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I had read in Cobbett's "Advice to Young Men" a caution not to depend upon the Muses for substantial support ... he illustrated the sufferings of Bloomfield ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1830 and 1839

Country:

England

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:

John Teer

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1809

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

A 'Piecer and Spinner' in a Cotton Mill in Manchester, Lancashire.

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:

William Cobbett

Title:

Advice to Young Men, and, incidentally, to Young W

Genre:

Textbook / self-education, Conduct books

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

588

Source:

Print

Author:

John Teer

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Silent Musings

Place of Publication:

Manchester

Date of Publication:

1869

Vol:

n/a

Page:

iv-v

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Teer, Silent Musings (Manchester, 1869), p. iv-v, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=588, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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