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Record Number: 12864


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read in the "Gibraltar Chronicle" that Adml. Villeneuve was assassinated at Rennes on the 23rd of April, what a horrid tyrant must Bonaparte be if he had anything to do with such a shocking murder'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

23 May 1806

Country:

Gibraltar

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 Fremantle

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

ship's captain

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Gibraltar

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Gibraltar Chronicle

Genre:

Politics, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12864

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1940

Vol:

III

Page:

274

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1940), III, p. 274, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12864, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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