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Record 3051

Reading Experience:

Before breakfast + afterwards, from 11 to 1, making minutes + extracts from Hall's travels in France (it must go to the library today...He is an arrant republican in politics + would perhaps, style himself a philosopher in religion. Consequently, his sentiments + mine on these subjects who as a limited monarchist + a ProtestantChristian according to the established Church of England, are opposite almost as the poles. However, there is some information useful to a tourist.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 9 Dec 1819
Country: England
Time: morning: 'Before breakfast + afterwards from 11 to 1'
daytime: 'Before breakfast + afterwards from 11 to 1'
Place: city: Halifax
location in dwelling: Home
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:Anne Lister
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1791
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: heir to land and industrial property at Shibden Hall, near halifax, Yorks. [inherits 1824]
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Colonel Francis Hall
Title: Travels in France in 1818
Genre: Geography / Travel, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: Borrowed (circulating library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 3051  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 108-109
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 108-109,, accessed: 27 February 2024

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