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Record Number: 7843


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Paine's "Rights of Man, or Answer to Burke" being now lately come out & much talked of, we got it in our society and on Monday the 25th. I began reading it, but was much disgusted with the author's treason, impudence and scurrility.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

25 Apr 1791

Country:

England

Time

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Paine

Title:

Rights of Man

Genre:

Politics, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1791

Provenance

borrowed (private library)
Book Society Library in Chichester


Source Information:

Record ID:

7843

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:

492

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. 492, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7843, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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