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Record Number: 9677


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Called one morning on the Rev S Hilliard & saw Bunyan's "Pitcher" and several pages of his writings in some documents there preserved.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1835 and 31 Jul 1835

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: Bedford
other location: House of Rev Hilliard

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 Cole

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Oct 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Publisher /bookseller

Religion:

Church of England

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:

John Bunyan

Title:

[Pitcher and writings]

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

9677

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

John Cole

Title:

An account of the life of John Cole of Scarborough

Location:

York Minster Archive

Call No:

Add Mss 153 / 10

Page/Folio:

102

Citation:

John Cole, An account of the life of John Cole of Scarborough York Minster Archive, p. Add Mss 153 / 10, p. 102, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9677, accessed: 16 April 2024


Additional Comments:

"John Cole kept diaries throughout his life - and then used the diaries to produce a manuscript 'An Account of the life of John Cole of Scarborough' (started in 1829 - 18 volumes). Much of the substance of the MS is based on his diaries (and appears for much of the MS to be copied direct from his diaries). The original diaries are apparently no longer extant."

   
   
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