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Record 8047

Reading Experience:

'During this winter I fell into Company with some men in my journeys to and from my work that were of a Deistical principle these men had got several books that were written by Cobbet woler and Carlisle against all revealed religion and these men often put them into my hands and I at this time thought myself a sufficient Judge to read them without any danger of being drawn aside by them...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1821 and 23 Mar 1821
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Quainton
county: Buckinghamshire
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 (agricultural)
Occupation: Labourer in parish
Religion: Baptist
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: Thomas Wooler
Title: [various titles]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)
from men with whom he travelled to and from work


Source Information:

Record ID: 8047  
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: 70-1
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The Autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 70-1,, accessed: 19 June 2024

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