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Record 7947

Reading Experience:

'Having finish'd my business in this neighbourhood, I on the next day (Friday the 24th) return'd to London in the coach, in w'ch being alone great part of the way I finished the novel of the "Young Philosopher" & in the evening began that of "Ned Evans" which I sat and read at the Bolt and Tunn, where I found the principal topic of conversation in the coffee room was Sheridan's new play of Pizarro, w'ch came out that evening at Drury Lane.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 24 May 1799
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: other location: coach Canterbury to London
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:John Marsh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 31 May 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Composer/ gentleman
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: Charlotte Smith
Title: The Young Philosopher
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7947  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Marsh
  Editor: Brian Robins
  Title: The journals of John Marsh
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 689
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The journals of John Marsh (New York, 1998), p. 689,, accessed: 23 March 2023

Additional comments:



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