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Record 406

Reading Experience:

I find by the news papers this morning that dr wild and you are deputed by the clergy assembled at the late visitation at Beaconsfield to wait upon my lord Nottingham [to give] their thanks for his book agst Mr Whiston. Which book i do also much approve of and accordingly Did return my own thanks to his lordship in the House of Lords as soon as it was published
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 May 1721 and 8 May 1721
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:Edward Lincoln
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Daniel (Earl of Winchelsea and Nottingham) Finch
Title: The Answer of the Earl of Nottingham to Mr Whiston
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 406  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Thomas Birch
  Title: Miscellaneous Literary Correspondence
  Location: British Library
  Call no: ADD 4253
  Page/folio: 112

Citation: Thomas Birch, Miscellaneous Literary Correspondence British Library, p. ADD 4253, p. 112,, accessed: 27 January 2023

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