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Record 7953

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?A publication of a different description also fell in my way. Mr Hale was a reader of "Cobbett?s Weekly Register", and as I constantly saw the tract lying on the desk at the beginning of the week, I at length read it, and found within its pages far more matter for reflection than, from its unattractive title and appearance, I had expected to find there. The nervous and unmistakeable English of that work there was so withstanding. I thenceforth became as constant a reader of Cobbett?s writings as was my master himself, and was soon, probably, a more ardent admirer of his doctrines than was my employer.?
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1808 and 31 Dec 1808
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Manchester
county: Lancashire
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:Samuel Bamford
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Feb 1788
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: warehouseman (hand loom weaver)
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: William Cobbett
Title: [writings]
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7953  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Bamford
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Early Days
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1849
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 280-281
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Bamford, Early Days (London, 1849), p. 280-281,, accessed: 28 November 2023

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