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Record Number: 9869


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In this weeks paper Dr M. advertises that he proposes to deliver 12 lectures on metal and metalurgy ...the subscription for which is one guinea.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

24 Apr 1800

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Portobello, Sheffield
county: Yorkshire
location in dwelling: Home (he lives with Joseph Evans, his guardian and Presbyterian minister)

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 Hunter

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

6 Feb 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Apprentice in a Sheffield Warehouse: son of a Sheffield manufacturer

Religion:

Presbyterian

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:

[n/a]

Title:

[The Sheffield Iris]

Genre:

Science, Ephemera, Technology, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement, Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9869

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

Journal, 1800

Location:

British Library

Call No:

ADD 24, 880

Page/Folio:

3

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, Journal, 1800 British Library, p. ADD 24, 880, p. 3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9869, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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