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Record 20996

Reading Experience:

'In this state of affairs I sent to my late partners for Secker's Lectures on the Catechism, Gilpin's Lectures on the same, Wilson's Sermons, 4vols. and Gilpin's Sermons. These are very plain discourses, easy to be understood, and calculated to leave a very lasting impression on the mind. These excellent sermons Mrs L and I read together . . .'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Alveston
county: Gloucestershire
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:James and Mary Lackington
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth 31 Aug 1746
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: retired bookseller
Religion: Methodist
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Lackington read with (and for) his wife
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Wilson
Title: Sermons
Genre: Sermon, Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 4th edition has 4 vols as mentioned by Lackington
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 20996  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Lackington
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Confessions of J. Lackington
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1804
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 52
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Lackington, The Confessions of J. Lackington (London, 1804), p. 52,, accessed: 13 July 2024

Additional comments:



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