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Record Number: 23164


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Eliza Cooper was first visited in Newgate in the summer of 1849. She was committed for unlawfully deserting her infant ... On her discharge from prison she was found so ill that the governor kindly gained her admission into St Bartholomew's Hospital ... On July 28th, having been prevented from seeing her for a week, I found her much worse in body, but evidently growing in grace. She was overjoyed to see me ... on some of the beautiful verses of the 103d Psalm being repeated, her countenance beamed with such love and thankfulness as can hardly be described.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

28 Jul 1849

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: St Bartholomew's Hospital
other location: hospital

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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

lady prison visitor

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

Eliza Cooper


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible (Psalms)

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

23164

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:

24

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 24, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23164, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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