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Record Number: 8039


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'... April when we marched to Mansfield here I met with a man who was a member of Johannah Southcott Society and he lent me some of his books and told me many straing things So that I began to be taken with his devices but by his books I found some things that did not Correspond with the Bible and also that it was a trick to get money so I declined his religeon and bid him adue.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1812 and 30 Apr 1812

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Mansfield

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:

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[religious books]

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)
from an acquaintance


Source Information:

Record ID:

8039

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:

52

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 52, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8039, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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