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Record 1559

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Evidence of William Edward Hickson to Select Committee on Newspaper stamps: "I find even with myself coming to London occasionally only as I do now, that I really take more interest in the 'Maidstone Gazette' than I do in the 'Times' paper though I read them both."
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1840 and 31 Dec 1851
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:William Edward Hickson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: buyer of stock, member of board of guardians, involvement in hand loom enquiry
Religion: n/a
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:
Title: Maidstone Gazette
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1559  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Parliamentary Papers, Select Committee on Newspaper Stamps [Commons] 1851 (facsimile edition, Irish University Press, Shannon, 1969), p. 470,

Citation: Parliamentary Papers, Select Committee on Newspaper Stamps [Commons] 1851 (facsimile edition, Irish University Press, Shannon, 1969), p. 470, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1559, accessed: 01 October 2022

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