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Record Number: 1168


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

witness statement in trial for murder: Henry Bracken: "I caused hom to be apprehended. I read the description of him in the newspaper and caused him to be taken up"

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Aug 1814 and 31 Aug 1814

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: near Salisbury

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:

Henry Bracken

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Farmer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1168

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 September 1814, Trial of James Mitchell (t18140914-5),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 September 1814, Trial of James Mitchell (t18140914-5), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1168, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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