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Record Number: 7380


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?here I was stationed in a half Room that is half the men of our Company, and half of another Company and there was a man whose name was Samuel winwright a man of the other company in the Room with me and he was a good Scholar and he undertook to learn me to Read in a better tone of voice than I had attained too and to keep my points and stops for I had never learned them before?.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 May 1806 and 31 May 1806

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

other location: lodgings in Soldiers' barracks

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Joseph Mayett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Mar 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

Soldier

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Fellow soldier, Samuel Winright


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7380

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Mayett

Editor:

Ann Kussmaul

Title:

The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton

Place of Publication:

Buckinghamshire

Date of Publication:

1986

Vol:

n/a

Page:

37

Additional Comments:

May 1806

Citation:

Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 37, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7380, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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