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Record 8039

Reading Experience:

'... April when we marched to Mansfield here I met with a man who was a member of Johannah Southcott Society and he lent me some of his books and told me many straing things So that I began to be taken with his devices but by his books I found some things that did not Correspond with the Bible and also that it was a trick to get money so I declined his religeon and bid him adue.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1812 and 30 Apr 1812
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Mansfield
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 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)
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: borrowed (private library)
from an acquaintance


Source Information:

Record ID: 8039  
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: 52
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 52,, accessed: 20 February 2024

Additional comments:



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