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Record Number: 597


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Two volumes bound together by Dawson and including his 'The Pages Where the affairs in this Book begin for 1723' and 'continued for 1724'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1725 and 1765

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 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:

Title:

The Historical Register

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

597

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=597, accessed: 04 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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