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Record 25360

Reading Experience:

From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. Transcription of 'Extract from the Life of John Evelyn Esq published by (and edited) William Bray Esq., Fellow and treasurer of the Society of Antiquaries in London. 1819 - ' and beginning '"July 7th 1656. I began my journey to see some parts of ye North East of England...' and ending with '"Jan. 1 1657. Having praised w. my family and celebrated ye anniversary, I spent some time in imploring God's blessing the yeare I was enterd into."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
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: anon
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Bray (ed.)
Title: Life of John Evelyn
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: published and edited by William Bray, London, 1819.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 25360  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: n/a
  Title: Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: CP1
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823 Private Collection, p. CP1, p. n/a,, accessed: 07 December 2023

Additional comments:



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