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Record 1132

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for stealing: John Jackson: "I came up by coach, I got down at the White Horse Cellar in Piccadilly, I was very much benumbed with cold. I drank several glasses of rum on the road to keep out the cold, then I went and had a pint of beer, and read the newspaper, then I had another."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 3 Dec 1782
Country: England
Time: evening: before 10pm
Place: city: London
specific address: Piccadilly, White Horse Cellar
other location: public house
   
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:John Jackson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
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: 1132  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006),4 December 1782, Trial of Margaret Hall and Elizabeth Coleman (t17821204-68),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006),4 December 1782, Trial of Margaret Hall and Elizabeth Coleman (t17821204-68), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1132, accessed: 29 September 2022

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