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Record 7392

Reading Experience:

'Another book which thus came in my way was Mrs Barbauld's "Hymns for Children" which I soon perceived to be exactly suited both to my taste and my capacity. Here I met with descriptions of rural scenery, life and manners which delighted and instructed me...'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1797 and 31 Dec 1798
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: at school?
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:Thomas Carter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 5 Jul 1792
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Son of soldier
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Anna Letitia Barbauld
Title: Hymns in Prose for Children
Genre: Other religious, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)
school library?


Source Information:

Record ID: 7392  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carter
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoirs of a Working Man
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1845
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 40
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a Working Man (London, 1845), p. 40,, accessed: 07 December 2023

Additional comments:



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