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Record 1151

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statements in trial for forgery: Eleanor Castle: "The very day he was taken up, he read the paper at our house... Near two o'clock, in the middle of the day... it was that day's paper, and we never let it out; he sat down and read it" Prisoner: "I went to the public house to see the paper to see if such notes were advertised; the last time I went into the public house was the Saturday morning, the day I was taken up"
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 17 Jan 1798 and 31 Jan 1798
Country: England
Time: afternoon: near 2 o'clock
daytime: near 2 o'clock
Place: city: London
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:Edward Lovell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1776
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: servant
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: 1151  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 February 1798, Trial of Edward Lovell (t17980214-3),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 February 1798, Trial of Edward Lovell (t17980214-3), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1151, accessed: 24 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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