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Record Number: 595


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Manuscript list of 'The Proverbs & c in this Book' (in Dawson's hand) has been bound into the rear of the book.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1731 and 1765

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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 Dawson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1692

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

excise officer

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:

Nathan Bailey

Title:

Universal Etymological Dictionary

Genre:

Miscellany / Anthology, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

595

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

John Dawson

Title:

The Library of John Dawson

Location:

Hackney Archives Centre, London

Call No:

N/A

Page/Folio:

N/A

Citation:

John Dawson, The Library of John Dawson Hackney Archives Centre, London, p. N/A, p. N/A, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=595, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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