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Record 5327

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In reading Franklin's correspondence, it is impossible not to be entertained by his lively style and I think not to be convinced that he did all in his power to prevent the rupture of Great Britain and the colonies, but I am astonished that the printer of it and the publisher have not been prosecuted for a libel.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 8 Mar 1817
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Benjamin Newton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1762
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Rector and J.P
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Benjamin Franklen
Title: The private correspondence
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5327  
Source - Print  
  Author: Benjamin Newton
  Editor: C.P. Fendall
  Title: The Dairy of Benjamin Newton, Rector of Wath, 1816-1819
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1933
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 62-63
  Additional comments: and ed. E.A.Crutchley

Citation: Benjamin Newton, C.P. Fendall (ed.), The Dairy of Benjamin Newton, Rector of Wath, 1816-1819 (Cambridge, 1933), p. 62-63, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5327, accessed: 01 June 2023

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