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Record 9795

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Harriet Martineau's American Journal, 31 October 1834: 'Read Norton's excellent, but supercilious, truth-telling Preface to work in disproof of Trinitarian doctrines, and some of the chapters [...] Read some of Palfrey's Sermons [...] Read Reports of Blind Institution at Philadelphia: of House of Refuge, interesting [...] and of Penitentiary, interesting.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 31 Oct 1834
Country: America
Time: n/a
Place: city: Meadville
   
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:Harriet Martineau
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Jun 1802
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: America
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Palfrey
Title: Sermons
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9795  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Martineau
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Harriet Martineau's Autobiography with Memorials by Maria Weston Chapman
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1877
  Vol: 3
  Page: 118-19
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography with Memorials by Maria Weston Chapman (London, 1877), 3, p. 118-19, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9795, accessed: 02 February 2023

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