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Record 5827

Reading Experience:

[Sedgwick read the 'Essay' twice in 1811]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1811 and 31 Dec 1811
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambridge
other location: probably Trinity College
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 Sedgwick
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1785
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Cambridge graduate, preparing for fellowship exams and ordination. (Later professor of geology at Cambridge.)
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: Xenophon
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 5827  
Source - Print  
  Author: Adam Sedgwick
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Life & Letters of the Rev. Adam Sedgwick
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1890
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 112
  Additional comments: Editors: Clark & Hughes

Citation: Adam Sedgwick, Life & Letters of the Rev. Adam Sedgwick (Leicester, 1890), p. 112,, accessed: 31 May 2023

Additional comments:



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