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Record 24982

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft: Henry Reeves: 'he was reading the newspaper—it might have been for half an hour—that was perhaps about eight o'clock—he had a pint of porter to drink about eight—I saw him drink out of a quart pot, a person sitting in the next box handed it over'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 May 1843
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
specific address: John o'Groat Public House, Grey street, Blackfriars road
other location: public house
   
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 Hatton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1821
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: borrowed (other)
public house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24982  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 12 Jun 1843, Trial of George Hatton, William Hill, Robert Williams, James Thompson (t18430612-2054),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 12 Jun 1843, Trial of George Hatton, William Hill, Robert Williams, James Thompson (t18430612-2054), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24982, accessed: 21 September 2019

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