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Record 352

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
at home all day [...] at Oaks I met with Mr Laws practical discourse on christian perfection [...] I am now reading it
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 15 Jan 1729
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: 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:James Clegg
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1679
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Minister
Religion: Presbyterian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Law
Title: A Practical Traetise Upon Christain Perfection
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 352  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Clegg
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Diary of James Clegg, 1708-1755
  Place of Publication: Matlock
  Date of Publication: 1978
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 49
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Clegg, Diary of James Clegg, 1708-1755 (Matlock, 1978), p. 49, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=352, accessed: 24 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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