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Record 24977

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft: Catherine Stewart: 'I remember the night of Shrove Tuesday—he was at home with me that very night reading the newspaper—we went to bed about half-past eleven o'clock that night—he went to bed at that time—he had been at home the whole evening'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 8 Feb 1842
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London, Hackney
specific address: 7 Jeffries Buildings, Westminster
location in dwelling
   
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 Keep
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1818
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: 'criminal'
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
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: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24977  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 4 Apr 1842, Trial of William Keep (t18420404-1306),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 4 Apr 1842, Trial of William Keep (t18420404-1306), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24977, accessed: 17 September 2019

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