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Record 19930

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'When Mr [italics] Brush [end italics] departed, I read my dear Child's Letter' [she gives the text of the letter]
Century: 1700-1799
Date: From: 1 Jan 1743
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: her shop, possibly in St James's
   
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:Laetitia Pilkington
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1708
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's wife, divorced; poet
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jack Pilkington
Title: [a letter]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19930  
Source - Print  
  Author: Laetitia Pilkington
  Editor: A.C. Elias
  Title: Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington
  Place of Publication: Athens GA
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: I
  Page: 214
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 214, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19930, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

Date of birth 1708 or 1709. Mr Brush had paid the postage due on the letter

 

 

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