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Record 7374

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?I made very little progress in learning until the year 1794 only my mother borrowed the pilgrim?s progress and Doctor Watts hymns for me and told me the meaning of them as well as she Could which kept me from going back but I Could not advance because I had no one to teach me.?
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1790 and 31 Dec 1794
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Quainton
county: Buckinghamshire
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:Joseph Mayett
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Mar 1783
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Set to lace-making
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
His mother (probably)
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Bunyan
Title: Pilgrim's Progress
Genre: Other religious, Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7374  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Mayett
  Editor: Ann Kussmaul
  Title: The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton
  Place of Publication: Buckinghamshire
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 2
  Additional comments: Before 1794

Citation: Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 2, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7374, accessed: 20 May 2024

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