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Record Number: 1170


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

witness statement in trial for theft: Michael McNally: "Jack brought a newspaper to me, and read a statement that Cooper was apprehended upon this, and he said that Messrs Winchester had offered a large reward, and he told me to keep my tongue quit, and all would be right..."

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1815 and 30 Nov 1815

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
other location: Newgate prison

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:

Reader:

John (Jack) Winter

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1790

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)
probably

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

Michael McNally


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:

1170

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 January 1816, Trial of John Winter, John Passey and George Cooper (t18160110-92),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 January 1816, Trial of John Winter, John Passey and George Cooper (t18160110-92), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1170, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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