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Record 22685

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mr Jackson - a quondam Chymist, well known for his Projects to destroy the Worm which perforates the Bottoms of Ships - and Husband to the Woman mentioned on Page 58. had a mind to turn Scholar, so got him a Greek Testament & took to reading history'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 30 Jun 1777
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Humphrey Jackson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Chemist
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: [Greek Testament]
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22685  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hester Lynch Thrale
  Editor: Katharine C Balderston
  Title: Thraliana
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1951
  Vol: I
  Page: 101
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hester Lynch Thrale, Katharine C Balderston (ed.), Thraliana (Oxford, 1951), I , p. 101, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22685, accessed: 27 May 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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