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Record 4893

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Little doing this day...Have been reading at Gifford's History of the War and have followed Bonaparte into Egypt in July 1798. That summer I was at Rothie keeping Mr Hays cows and was ten years old.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 Jan 1820
Country: Scotland
Time: morning: 'this day'
afternoon: 'this day'
daytime: 'this day'
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:Adam Mackie
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1788
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Farmer- rented farm in 1815. Apprenticed in Aberdeen as bookeeper (1800-1805) . Marries 1817. Branches out into shopkeeping and inn keeping
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: C.H. Gifford
Title: History of the French Revolution
Genre: History, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4893  
Source - Print  
  Author: Adam Mackie
  Editor: David Stevenson
  Title: The Diary of a Canny Man 1818-1828- Adam Mackie Farmer, Merchant, and Innkeeper in Fyvie
  Place of Publication: Aberdeen
  Date of Publication: 1991
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 27
  Additional comments: Compiled by William Mackie

Citation: Adam Mackie, David Stevenson (ed.), The Diary of a Canny Man 1818-1828- Adam Mackie Farmer, Merchant, and Innkeeper in Fyvie (Aberdeen, 1991), p. 27, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4893, accessed: 24 June 2024

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