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Record Number: 11270


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

James Harvey 'Blind Jim" 'had, from hearing, mastered most of the content of these two important papers [Times and Weekly Dispatch], and then made some capital out of having done so, by repeating the news from his favourite corner in one or more of the old inns, always to a number of interested listeners and village politicians.' he delivered the papers. same time.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1830 and 31 Dec 1840

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: rural villages between Luton and London

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:

James Harvey

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

The Weekly Dispatch

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11270

Source:

Print

Author:

William Tinsley

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Random Recollections of an Old Publisher

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1900

Vol:

n/a

Page:

10-11

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William Tinsley, Random Recollections of an Old Publisher (London, 1900), p. 10-11, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11270, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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