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Record 24981

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft: James Dignum: 'I had heard something about the state of Lord Fitzgerald's health at that time—I had read in the "Times" newspaper of his lordship's state of health—I cannot say whether it was the day I read that account that Howse first called on me—I think he called on me before his lordship's death.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 12 Jun 1843
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Horsemonger Lane Gaol
other location: prison
   
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:James Dignum
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: attorney, confined in Horsemonger Gaol for debt
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: The Times
Genre: Biography, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24981  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 12 Jun 1843, Trial of George Howse, William Cornelius Fuller (t18430612-1767),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 12 Jun 1843, Trial of George Howse, William Cornelius Fuller (t18430612-1767), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24981, accessed: 17 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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