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Record 3076

Reading Experience:

'At 12 Marianna and I went upstairs. She sat sewing and I reading aloud to her the first 3 or 4 pages of the M.S. Lectures on physiology Dr Scudamore lent me 10 days ago. The writing so bad we could not get on very fast. Both of us uninterested.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 20 Sep 1825
Country: England
Time: daytime: 12.00pm (noon) to 5pm
Place: city: Buxton, Derbyshire
specific address: The Great Hotel
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive 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)
Marianna Lawton, friend, lover
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Dr Scudamore
Title: Lectures on physiology
Genre: Science, Medicine
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 3076  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: No priest but love - The Journals of Anne Lister 1824-1826
  Place of Publication: Otley
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 130
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), No priest but love - The Journals of Anne Lister 1824-1826 (Otley, 1992), p. 130,, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:



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