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Record Number: 23158


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Eliza Cooper was first visited in Newgate in the summer of 1849. She was committed for unlawfully deserting her infant ... From this time the poor prisoner earnestly longed for salvation, and received with joy the glad tidings of a Savior's love. The little tract, entitled "Come to Jesus", was blessed to her, and she read it frequently with much delight'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1849 and 31 Dec 1849

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Newgate Gaol
other location: prison

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:

Eliza Cooper

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

prisoner

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

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:

Come to Jesus

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book, Pamphlet, tract

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

23158

Source:

Print

Author:

Matilda Wrench

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1852

Vol:

n/a

Page:

23

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 23, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23158, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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