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Record 1163

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
prisoner's statement in trial for theft: Brown: "I was going to the West India Dock, I had a newspaper in my handing reading of it, and when I got into the court I was reading of it..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 6 Oct 1809
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Bishopsgate-street, while walking
   
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 Brown
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1778
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
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: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1163  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 1 November 1809, Trial of Samuel Taylor and William Brown (t18091101-67),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 1 November 1809, Trial of Samuel Taylor and William Brown (t18091101-67), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1163, accessed: 27 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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