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Record Number: 5186


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read [...] Galt's Life of West [...]is recorded one of the noblest instances of religious userality in a Quaker that I ever met with of any sect, the speech of John Williamson delivered in a meeting house at Springfield in America [quotes at length]'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

22 Sep 1816

Country:

England

Time

n/a

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:

Benjamin Newton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1762

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Rector and J.P.

Religion:

Church of England

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:

Galt

Title:

[Life of West] the life and studies of Benjamin West

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5186

Source:

Print

Author:

Benjamin Newton

Editor:

C.P. Fendall

Title:

The Diaries of Benjamin Newton Rector of Wath, 1816-1819

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

30-32

Additional Comments:

and ed. E.A.Crutchley

Citation:

Benjamin Newton, C.P. Fendall (ed.), The Diaries of Benjamin Newton Rector of Wath, 1816-1819, (Cambridge, 1993), p. 30-32, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=5186, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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