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Record 4443

Reading Experience:

Sarah Osborn recalls nursing eldest son in sickness: 'I endeavoured to improve every opportunity to discourse with him, and read to him such portions of Scripture as I thought suitable, with passages put of Mr. Allein's "Alarm".'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
Country: America
Time: n/a
Place: city: Newport, Rhode Island
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:Sarah Osborn
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1714
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Teacher
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: America
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Reader's eldest son
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Alleine
Title: Alarm for the Unconverted
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4443  
Source - Print  
  Author: David D. Hall
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Cultures of Print: Essays in the History of the Book
  Place of Publication: Amherst
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 65
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: David D. Hall, Cultures of Print: Essays in the History of the Book (Amherst, 1996), p. 65,, accessed: 06 February 2023

Additional comments:

Quotation from "Memoirs of the Life of Mrs Sarah Osborn" (1799) 66.



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