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Record 10808

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'We got the new catalogue from Library, The number of subscribers 118, there are near 2400 Books. [In Margin] Printed by Pierson'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 22 May 1798
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sheffield
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:Joseph Hunter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Feb 1783
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Apprentice working at 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, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [Catalogue of the Sheffield Subscription Library]
Genre: Ephemera, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10808  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 24, 879
  Page/folio: 16

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 16, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10808, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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