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Record 596

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Contains a contents list, index to illustrations, index to maps and cross references to other texts in his library.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1733 and 1765
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 Dawson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1692
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: excise officer
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: William Camden
Title: Britannia: or, a Chorographical Description of Gre
Genre: History, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: trans. by Edmund Gibson
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 596  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Dawson
  Title: The Library of John Dawson
  Location: Hackney Archives Centre, London
  Call no: N/A
  Page/folio: N/A

Citation: John Dawson, The Library of John Dawson Hackney Archives Centre, London, p. N/A, p. N/A, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=596, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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