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Record Number: 6377


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'This day I saw in the "Lewes Journal", which was an extract from "The Gazette", that our troops under the command of the Duke of Marlborough had landed at St Malo in the province of Brittany (in France) and had burnt and otherwise destroyed 137 vessels of all denominations...'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

19 Jun 1758

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: East Hoathly
county: Sussex

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:

Thomas Turner

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

9 Jun 1729

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

shopkeeper

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:

Sussex Weekly Advertiser, or Lewes Journal

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6377

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Turner

Editor:

David Vaisey

Title:

The Diary of Thomas Turner

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

n/a

Page:

153-154

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Diary of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1984), p. 153-154, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6377, accessed: 17 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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