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Record 1089

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for publishing a blasphemous and seditious libel: William Smith: "I saw [the prisoner] serving in the shop and bought this book of him... I read part of the pamphlet as I went along the streets..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 27 Dec 1821
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:William Smith
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: n/a
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Temple of Reason
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1089  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 22 May 1822, Trial of 'Anon' (t18220522-82),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 22 May 1822, Trial of 'Anon' (t18220522-82), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1089, accessed: 30 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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