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Record 7376

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?during this winter I practised rather more than I had done before for the last two years for my master used to Read himself and make all as Could in the family on a Sabath [sic] evening and sometimes we were permitted to read Books of a religious nature as we sat by the fire side in the week day evenings but not always?.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1799 and 31 Mar 1799
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: location in dwelling: home of master, by the fireplace
   
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 (agricultural)
Occupation: Servant / gardner
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: [religious books]
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7376  
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: 7
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 7, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7376, accessed: 04 March 2024

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