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Record Number: 7842


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The next morning I took a ride to Stoke where Lady Louisa show'd me a paragraph she had cut out of the "Star", reflecting on the Dean for refusing the cathedral for the music meeting intended lately, a copy of w'ch I took to shew Mrs M little thinking at the time that this paragraph, of w'ch the Dean seems determin'd to suppose me the author, wo'd occasion a break between us.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

4 Jul 1788

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: Stoke

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Star, The

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

7842

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:

435-6

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. 435-6, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7842, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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