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Record Number: 12595


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'six months later I read the following announcement in the "Daily Chronicle": "Yesterday a smart and well-dressed young man named L. F. H. S. was charged before the Lord Mayor with having stolen postal orders, the property of the Postmaster-General, and was committed for trial at the Old Bailey"'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

habitual criminal

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:

Daily Chronicle

Genre:

Law, Ephemera, crime

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12595

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Twenty-five years in seventeen prisons

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1903

Vol:

n/a

Page:

100

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

[anon], Twenty-five years in seventeen prisons (London, 1903), p. 100, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12595, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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