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Record 450

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary read to me a little before dinner, (which she does tolerable); 'Cyrus' a Romance. I wound silk.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 21 Dec 1727
Country: England
Time: daytime: after 11am before dinner
Place: city: Wandsworth, nr London
location in dwelling: home
   
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:Mary Stancliff
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: servant to Gertrude Savile
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
employer Gertrude Savile
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Andrew Michael Ramsay
Title: Travels of Cyrus
Genre: Other religious, Fiction, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 450  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gertrude Savile
  Editor: Alan Savile
  Title: Secret Comment: The Diaries of Gertrude Savile, 1721-1757
  Place of Publication: Notthingham
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 85
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gertrude Savile, Alan Savile (ed.), Secret Comment: The Diaries of Gertrude Savile, 1721-1757 (Notthingham, 1997), p. 85, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=450, accessed: 29 September 2022

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