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Record 1090

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for publishing a blasphemous and seditious libel: Prisoner questions witness Raven Q: Pray, did you read no.17 of 'The Republican' before you employed that person to purchase it? A: I did. Q: You consider it an impious and blasphemous book? A: Most assuredly. Q: Pray, what do you mean by blasphemy? A: Any publication which has a tendency to vilify the Bible, the Christian Religion, or our Lord Jesus Christ
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 May 1824 and 31 May 1824
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Henry Baldwin Raven
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
probably
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: The Republican
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: London, R. Carlile, Fleet Street
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1090  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 June 1824, Trial of James Clark (t18240603-252),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 June 1824, Trial of James Clark (t18240603-252), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1090, accessed: 25 September 2022

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