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Record 12864

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I read in the "Gibraltar Chronicle" that Adml. Villeneuve was assassinated at Rennes on the 23rd of April, what a horrid tyrant must Bonaparte be if he had anything to do with such a shocking murder'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 23 May 1806
Country: Gibraltar
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Thomas Fremantle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: ship's captain
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Gibraltar
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Gibraltar Chronicle
Genre: Politics, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12864  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1940
  Vol: III
  Page: 274
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1940), III, p. 274, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12864, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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