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Record 5901

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read Tuckey's Voyage to the Congo or Zaire, seems to have brought on the mortality that precailed in his crew by sleeping too much in the open air, by the quantity of women eveywhere offered them and too great fatigue.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 22 Nov 1818
Country: England
Time: n/a
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: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: James Hingston Tuckey
Title: Narrative of an expedition to explore the river Za
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5901  
Source - Print  
  Author: Benjamin Newton
  Editor: C.P. Fendall
  Title: The Diary of Benjamin Newton, Rector of wath, 1816-1819
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1933
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 260
  Additional comments: and ed. E.A.Crutchley

Citation: Benjamin Newton, C.P. Fendall (ed.), The Diary of Benjamin Newton, Rector of wath, 1816-1819 (Cambridge, 1933), p. 260, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5901, accessed: 17 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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