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Record Number: 33131


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read a sermon from the Christian Age, then had a cup of tea, now going to bed about 9 P.M.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

23 Feb 1884

Country:

Bolivia

Time

evening

Place:

city: Tatasi
county: Potosi

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:

James Bennetts Williams

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

13 Jan 1856

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

Miner

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Bolivia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

Christian Age

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33131

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

James Bennetts Williams

Title:

Diaries of James Bennetts Williams

Location:

Bishopsgate Institute

Call No:

GDP/57

Page/Folio:

Vol. 2

Additional Information:

Diary entry for 23 February 1884

Citation:

James Bennetts Williams, Diaries of James Bennetts Williams, Bishopsgate Institute, GDP/57, Vol. 2, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33131, accessed: 13 August 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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