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Record Number: 12075


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Abraham Austin, carpenter and joiner, examined. I saw James... on Sunday morning again at my house, when he read the newspaper aloud about the murder and other things...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

23 Feb 1845

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London
specific address: 31 Princes-street, Portman-market
location in dwelling

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:

James Hocker

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Abraham Austin, and others?


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Lloyd's Weekly London News

Genre:

Law, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

23 February 1845

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12075

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Times

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

4 March 1845

Vol:

n/a

Page:

6

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

The Times (London, 4 March 1845), p. 6, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12075, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Article published in 'Lloyd's Weekly London News' on the Sunday claims that the paper read was 'Lloyd's Weekly London News'

   
   
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