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Record Number: 7942


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I on Tuesday the 8th went in the afternoon to Fareham by the telegraph, where I spent the evening & slept at the Red Lion, taking with me for my amusement there & in the coach the little novel of "Maria or The Vicarage", w'ch I had seen well spoken of in a review.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

8 Jan 1799

Country:

England

Time

afternoon
evening

Place:

city: Fareham
other location: Inn - Red Lion, Fareham, in coach to Fareham

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:

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:

[anon]

Title:

Maria or The Vicarage

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London, 1796

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7942

Source:

Print

Author:

John Marsh

Editor:

Brian Robins

Title:

The Journals of John Marsh

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

683

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The Journals of John Marsh (New York, 1998), p. 683, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7942, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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