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Record 471

Reading Experience:

Took phisick. Mary read Cyrus.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 2 Feb 1728
Country: England
Time: morning: after 10.00 am
daytime: after 10.00 am
Place: city: Wandsworth, nr London
location in dwelling: in her employer's 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: maid 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: The Travels of Cyrus
Genre: Classics, Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 471  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gertrude Savile
  Editor: Alan Saville
  Title: Secret Comment: The Diaries of Gertrude Savile, 1721-1757
  Place of Publication: Nottingham
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 101
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gertrude Savile, Alan Saville (ed.), Secret Comment: The Diaries of Gertrude Savile, 1721-1757 (Nottingham, 1997), p. 101,, accessed: 07 February 2023

Additional comments:



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