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Record 201

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
I Read the travels of Roderick Random, who had been into different Quarters and he Exposed the severaty of the Captains over the Men, Esspeatialy the Sick, in a Most Shocking Manner, Which I believe in a great Measure to be true.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 15 Apr 1774
Country: England
Time: daytime: forenoon
Place: city: Brentford
   
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:John Yeoman
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1748
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: farmer and potter
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: Tobias Smollett
Title: Roderick Random
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 201  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Yeoman
  Editor: Macleod Yearsley
  Title: The Diary of the Visits of John Yeoman to London in the Years 1774 and 1777
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1934
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 33-34
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Yeoman, Macleod Yearsley (ed.), The Diary of the Visits of John Yeoman to London in the Years 1774 and 1777 (London, 1934), p. 33-34, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=201, accessed: 30 September 2022

Additional comments:

Date of birth -1748 or 1749?

 

 

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