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Record 9851

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Had three pints of beer at the Harrow then came home, I afterwards read my opportioned [sic] quantity of "Watts Logic", smoked a pipe and am now ready to retire.' [On Friday 13 Jenkinson had laid out a 'systematic' plan to read 'Watts Logic' at the rate of 20 pages per day, which was to be followed by a second reading including notemaking. p.54.]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 Sep 1839
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London, Southwark
location in dwelling: Home
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Isaac Watts
Title: Logick or the right use of reason in the enquiry
Genre: Other religious, Philosophy, Textbook / self-education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9851  
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: 55
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Jenkinson, K. Battye (ed.), The Diary of Joseph Jenkinson of Dronfield (Nottingham, 1987), p. 55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9851, accessed: 06 July 2022

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