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Record 7380

Reading Experience:

?here I was stationed in a half Room that is half the men of our Company, and half of another Company and there was a man whose name was Samuel winwright a man of the other company in the Room with me and he was a good Scholar and he undertook to learn me to Read in a better tone of voice than I had attained too and to keep my points and stops for I had never learned them before?.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 May 1806 and 31 May 1806
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: other location: lodgings in Soldiers' barracks
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Joseph Mayett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Mar 1783
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Soldier
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Fellow soldier, Samuel Winright
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7380  
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: 37
  Additional comments: May 1806

Citation: Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 37,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:



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