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Record 178

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries: Several of the farmers read history, magazines and newspapers. The vulgar read almost nothing but books on religious subjects'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1791 and 1799
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries
   
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:

Reading Group:the people of Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
'several of the farmers'
Occupation: farmers
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: [magazines]
Genre: n/a
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 178  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Sinclair
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Statistical Account of Scotland
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1791-99
  Vol: n/a
  Page: Vol. IV, pp.524
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Sinclair, The Statistical Account of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1791-99), p. Vol. IV, pp.524, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=178, accessed: 30 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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