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Record 6580

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Smith describes evening activities while working as the private printer of Dr D.] 'Sometimes I played dices with madam - sometimes I read aloud from some work of history of philosophy selected by the Doctor.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1830 and 31 Mar 1831
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: other location: Employer's house
   
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:Charles Manby Smith
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1804
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Printer / compositor
Religion: n/a
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: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: History, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)
from his employer, Dr D.

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6580  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charles Manby Smith
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The working man's way in the world
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1857
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 136
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charles Manby Smith, The working man's way in the world (London, 1857), p. 136, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6580, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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