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Record 17524

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
West Indian Islands Islands len Brd chief towns Belonging to _________________________________________________________ Jamaica 140 60 Kingston Great Britain _________________________________________________________ Barbadoes [021] 14 Bridgetown ? _________________________________________________________ St. Christopher 20 7 Basse-terre ? _________________________________________________________ Antigua 20 20 St. John?s ? _________________________________________________________ Nevis and each of them is Plymouth ? Montserrat 18 circumfer (continues. len = length; Brd = breadth)
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1789 and 31 Dec 1799
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Hampshire
specific address: Aylesfield Farm, Nr. Alton, Hampshire.
   
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:Mary Bacon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 15 Dec 1743
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Farmer's wife
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: the material had clearly been read by Mary Bacon as she copied it into her ledger/commonplace book.

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: [Almanac]
Genre: Geography / Travel, probably printed almanac material, or from a newspaper.
Form of Text: Print: Unknown, set out in a table
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17524  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Mary Bacon
  Title: Mary Bacon's List of Books
  Location: Hampshire Record Office
  Call no: 28M82/F1
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Mary Bacon, Mary Bacon's List of Books Hampshire Record Office, p. 28M82/F1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17524, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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