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Record Number: 7841


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The "Lounger" a new publication being a book now pretty much read, we at this time got it from Humphrey's library & Miss White and I began reading the diff't numbers of it of an evening.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1787 and 30 Nov 1787

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Chichester

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 Marsh

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

31 May 1752

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Musian / composer / gentleman

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Miss White


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

The Lounger

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Bound as a volume?

Provenance

Borrowed (circulating library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

7841

Source:

Print

Author:

John Marsh

Editor:

Brian Robins

Title:

The John Marsh Journals. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828)

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

421

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The John Marsh Journals. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828) (New York, 1998), p. 421, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7841, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

DOB 11 June 1752 on Gregorian calendar

   
   
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