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Record Number: 8040


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'in the Course of this summer one day I took the Bible to read and happened on the 54th Chapt of Isaiah a chapt I had never noticed before and as I read it I had such a glorious insight of the promises therein Contained and although I Could not apply one of them to myself yet I saw that God was gracious and so mercyfull as to forgive the sins of the worst sinners.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 21 Jun 1814 and 23 Sep 1814

Country:

Ireland

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Ireland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Book of Isaiah

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

8040

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:

57

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 57, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8040, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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