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Record 10848

Reading Experience:

'Took [the] "Answer to Wilberforce" to the Chapel Library & brought "The Spirit of the Public Journals for 1797, Being an Impartial Selection ... Essays & Jeaux d'Espirits ... [from] the Newspapers & Other Publications ...".They are for the most part political. Some of the articles are copied from larger works than magazines & newspapers [eg.3 selections from] Lewis's "Monk". ...The Ode by Sr Will Jones ... has appeared many years ago & in many publications. ... There appears to be nevertheless a deal of choice matter in this publication.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 23 Sep 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: The Spirit of the Public Journals for 1797
Genre: Fiction, Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 10848  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 24, 879
  Page/folio: 33

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 33,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:



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