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Record 11270

Reading Experience:

James Harvey 'Blind Jim" 'had, from hearing, mastered most of the content of these two important papers [Times and Weekly Dispatch], and then made some capital out of having done so, by repeating the news from his favourite corner in one or more of the old inns, always to a number of interested listeners and village politicians.' he delivered the papers. same time.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1830 and 31 Dec 1840
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: rural villages between Luton and London
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Listener:James Harvey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Weekly Dispatch
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11270  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Tinsley
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Random Recollections of an Old Publisher
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1900
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 10-11
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Tinsley, Random Recollections of an Old Publisher (London, 1900), p. 10-11,, accessed: 19 February 2020

Additional comments:



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