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Record 9844

Reading Experience:

'Work'd all day. In the evening was visited by Wm Camm and Geo Seston to the latter of whom I lent Watts "Improvement of the Mind". Read part of "Corn Law Rhymes" to my friends. G. Ward was then added to the number- staid up till 11 o'clock.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 May 1833
Country: England
Time: evening: in the evening
Place: city: Dronfield
county: Derbyshire
location in dwelling: at his house
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 Jenkinson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1810
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: hatter
Religion: Methodist
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: Ebeneezer Elliot
Title: Corn Law Rhymes
Genre: Poetry, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 9844  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Jenkinson
  Editor: K. Battye
  Title: The Diary of Joseph Jenkinson of Dronfield
  Place of Publication: Nottingham
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 38
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Jenkinson, K. Battye (ed.), The Diary of Joseph Jenkinson of Dronfield (Nottingham, 1987), p. 38,, accessed: 29 June 2022

Additional comments:



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