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Record 9876

Reading Experience:

'I read at night in the G[reek or Great]Testament but for a very short while'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 3 Feb 1701
Country: Wales?
Time: night: at night
Place: 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:John Jones
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: School teacher
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Wales?
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [Greek or Great?] Testament
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In Greek?
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 9876  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Jones
  Title: Diary / Notebook, 1701-1703
  Location: British Library
  Call no: ADD 28, 799
  Page/folio: 3

Citation: John Jones, Diary / Notebook, 1701-1703 British Library, p. ADD 28, 799, p. 3,, accessed: 01 July 2022

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