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Record Number: 5918


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Went to bed at 11- but previous to it, read 10 more chapters of St. Matthew.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

28 Jan 1803

Country:

England

Time

evening: Before 11 pm

Place:

city: London
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:

William Upcott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1779

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Bookseller's assistant, Pall Mall, London

Religion:

n/a

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

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5918

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

William Upcott

Title:

[Diary 1803-1807]

Location:

British Library

Call No:

Add 32, 558.

Page/Folio:

12

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

William Upcott, [Diary 1803-1807], British Library, Add 32, 558., 12, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=5918, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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