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Record 24969

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for murder: Charlotte Peolaine: 'Q. Had the parcel been left with you before you heard of the murder, or not? A. Oh yes—I took the parcel out of the closet yesterday morning, for the first time—I was induced to take it out, on account of what my cousin brought up stairs in a French newspaper—he read it to me, and showed it to me—in consequence of that I had some conversation with my cousin, and sent for Mr. Gardie, who lives in King-street'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 15 Jun 1840
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Hotel Dieppe, Leicester Place, Leicester Square
location in dwelling
   
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:Charlotte Peolaine
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: wife of hotel landlord
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [newspaper]
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24969  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 15 Jun 1840, Trial of Francois Benjamin Courvoisier (t18400615-1629),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 15 Jun 1840, Trial of Francois Benjamin Courvoisier (t18400615-1629), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24969, accessed: 21 September 2019

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