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Record 10872

Reading Experience:

'I was too much engaged with Gibbon to bestow time on reading "Causes and Consequences"; Mr E. However, read it & was pleased with it.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 5 Nov 1798 and 11 Nov 1798
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sheffield
location in dwelling: at 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 Evans
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Presbyterian Church Minister
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: Edward Gibbon
Title: History of the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 10872  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 24, 879
  Page/folio: 41

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. Add 24, 879, p. 41,, accessed: 10 December 2023

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