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Record 581

Reading Experience:

The Iris came this morning, in it there was the following article: at Paris there is proposals for publishing by subscription Parisgraphy, or a language that may be read by any nation... I have not copied this exactlyas it is in the newspaper, but that is the substance.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 3 May 1797
Country: England
Time: morning: this morning
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:Joseph Hunter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Feb 1783
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: schoolboy
Religion: Presbyterian
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:

Title: The Iris
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 581  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: 24879
  Page/folio: f. 1r

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal British Library, p. 24879, p. f. 1r,, accessed: 27 January 2023

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