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Record Number: 12173


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have just been looking over the trial of Mr Corder for the murder of Maria Martin.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

12 Aug 1828

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Thomas Cape

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

Church of England

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:

unknown

Title:

[report on trial]

Genre:

Report on trial

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12173

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

John Cole

Title:

An account of the life of John Cole of Scarborough (started Scarborough 1829)

Location:

York Minster Archive

Call No:

Add Mss 153/5

Page/Folio:

letter between pages 53 and 54

Citation:

John Cole, An account of the life of John Cole of Scarborough (started Scarborough 1829) York Minster Archive, p. Add Mss 153/5, p. letter between pages 53 and 54, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12173, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

John Cole kept diaries throughout his life - and then used the diaries to produce a manuscript 'An Account of the life of John Cole of Scarborough' (started in 1829 - 18 volumes). Much of the substance of the MS is based on his diaries (and appears for much of the MS to be copied direct from his diaries). The original diaries are apparently no longer extant.

   
   
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