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Record 10865

Reading Experience:

'Brought from the Library as a pamphlet Bunbury's "Academy for Grown Horsemen"; in some parts he is exceedingly humurous.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 23 Oct 1798
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sheffield
location in dwelling: At Miss Haynes's house
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: Henry William Bunbury
Title: An Academy for Grown Horsemen
Genre: Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 10865  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 24, 879
  Page/folio: 38

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 38,, accessed: 08 December 2023

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