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Record 588

Reading Experience:

'I had read in Cobbett's "Advice to Young Men" a caution not to depend upon the Muses for substantial support ... he illustrated the sufferings of Bloomfield ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1830 and 1839
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 Teer
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1809
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: A 'Piecer and Spinner' in a Cotton Mill in Manchester, Lancashire.
Religion: n/a
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 Cobbett
Title: Advice to Young Men, and, incidentally, to Young W
Genre: Textbook / self-education, Conduct books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 588  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Teer
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Silent Musings
  Place of Publication: Manchester
  Date of Publication: 1869
  Vol: n/a
  Page: iv-v
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Teer, Silent Musings (Manchester, 1869), p. iv-v,, accessed: 09 February 2023

Additional comments:



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