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Record 1118

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for coining: "Arthur Cross deposed, that he was reading the newspaper at the Black RAven in Fetter-lane about six weeks ago, wherein Mr Cooper was mentioned, Mr Sutton said he knew him very well, was in Holland with him...
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jul 1721 and 31 Jul 1721
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:Arthur Cross
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: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
newspaper of the public-house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1118  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 30 August 1721, Trial of John Cooper and Elizabeth Reeve (t17210830-52),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 30 August 1721, Trial of John Cooper and Elizabeth Reeve (t17210830-52), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1118, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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