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Record Number: 32417


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Speaking of the Quarterly Review, a "stray number" of which was a prize I once found on the counter of a grocer, and which I rescued from the ignominious fate of being torn up into butter papers. This I eagerly read.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1830 and 1845

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Kettering
county: Northamptonshire

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 Leatherland

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1812

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Velvet weaver later reporter

Religion:

Baptist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

Quarterly Review

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

Found


Source Information:

Record ID:

32417

Source:

Print

Author:

John Leatherland

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Essays and Poems, with a Brief Autobiographical Memoir

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1862

Vol:

n/a

Page:

13

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Leatherland, Essays and Poems, with a Brief Autobiographical Memoir, (London, 1862), p. 13, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32417, accessed: 17 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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