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Record Number: 7369


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?The "Morning Star" was at that time the leading Radical daily in London ? almost the only Radical daily, indeed. It was my custom every morning (Sundays excepted, of course) to buy a copy at a news stall near the Horns Tavern at Kennington. My business was in Fleet Street. ? So orderly was the traffic throughout that route that I could, by keeping to the right, read my paper the whole way. And I had nothing left to read in it ? at least, nothing that I wanted to read ? when I reached Fleet Street, nearly an hour?s walk from Kennington.?

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London
other location: on route to work, city streets between Kennington and Fleet Street

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:

William Edwin Adams

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

Feb 1832

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Journalist

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Morning Star

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Politics, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7369

Source:

Print

Author:

William Edwin Adams

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memoirs of a Social Atom

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1903

Vol:

2

Page:

312-3

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William Edwin Adams, Memoirs of a Social Atom (London, 1903), 2, p. 312-3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7369, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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