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Record 12104

Reading Experience:

"A work of Dr Carpenter's,begun but never finished,called "Notes and Observations on the Gospel history", which his catechuments used in class, first put me on this track of study.-the results of which appeared some years afterwards in my "Traditions of Palestine".
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 13 Jun 1821 and 31 Dec 1821
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Norwich
county: Norfolk
specific address: Her parents 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:Harriet Martineau
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Jun 1802
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Daughter of bombazine manufacturer
Occupation: none
Religion: unitarian christian
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: Dr Carpenter
Title: Notes and Observations on the Gospel History
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12104  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Martineau
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Harriet Martineau's Autobiography
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1877
  Vol: 1
  Page: 103
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography (London, 1877), 1, p. 103,, accessed: 01 June 2023

Additional comments:

She read other books by Dr Carpenter,detailed in next entry



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