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Record Number: 8045


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'During this winter I fell into Company with some men in my journeys to and from my work that were of a Deistical principle these men had got several books that were written by Cobbet woler and Carlisle against all revealed religion and these men often put them into my hands and I at this time thought myself a sufficient Judge to read them without any danger of being drawn aside by them...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1821 and 23 Mar 1821

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Quainton
county: Buckinghamshire

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 (agricultural)

Occupation:

Labourer in parish

Religion:

Baptist

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:

William Cobbett

Title:

[various titles]

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)
from men with whom he travelled to and from work


Source Information:

Record ID:

8045

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:

70-1

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The Autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 70-1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8045, accessed: 16 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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