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Record 5630

Reading Experience:

'I read a good deal of Shakespeares works. Item Ben Johnsons, & Return'd them to the library'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 25 Aug 1719
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:John Henry Ott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Canon of Lichfield cathedral
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespereare
Title: [various]
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 5630  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Henry Ott
  Title: Diary 1719-1720
  Location: British Library
  Call no: ADD 27, 616
  Page/folio: 99

Citation: John Henry Ott, Diary 1719-1720 British Library, p. ADD 27, 616, p. 99,, accessed: 21 March 2023

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