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Record 4913

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
I continue in the shop; am occupying my spare time reading Scott's novel of the Abbot. The subject is cheifly on the manner of Queen Mary's imprisonment in the Castle of Loch Leven, with her escape from that imprisonment and from Scotland
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 26 Jan 1827
Country: Scotland
Time: morning
afternoon
daytime: all day
Place: other location: shop
   
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: Walter Scott
Title: The Abbot
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4913  
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: 33
  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. 33, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4913, accessed: 04 February 2023

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