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Record Number: 9876


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read at night in the G[reek or Great]Testament but for a very short while'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

3 Feb 1701

Country:

Wales?

Time

n/anight: at night

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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 Jones

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

School teacher

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

Wales?

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[Greek or Great?] Testament

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In Greek?

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9876

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

John Jones

Title:

Diary / Notebook, 1701-1703

Location:

British Library

Call No:

ADD 28, 799

Page/Folio:

3

Citation:

John Jones, Diary / Notebook, 1701-1703 British Library, p. ADD 28, 799, p. 3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9876, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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