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Record 3413

Reading Experience:

'In the course of editing the volume of Lequat for the Hakluyt Society, I have had occasion to make extracts from the French Astronomer Puigre's journal 1760-1761. It is still in MS. at the French Hydrographic department of the Marine, & has never been printed or published.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 29 Jul 1890
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: French Hydrographic Department of the Marine
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:S.P. Oliver
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Puigre
Title: Journal
Genre: Autobiog / Diary, Astronomy
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: Before July 1890 it had never been printed or published
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 3413  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: S.P. Oliver
  Title: Blackwood Correspondence Book
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS 4558
  Page/folio: 211v

Citation: S.P. Oliver, Blackwood Correspondence Book National Library of Scotland, p. MS 4558, p. 211v,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:



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