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Record 1164

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft: Samuel Leigh: "I lodge at the Elephant and Castle, Holborn. On the 12th of October I was sitting in the tap-room breakfasting...after I had finished my breakfast I removed two or three yards to look at a newspaper..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 12 Oct 1809
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Elephant and Castle, Holborn
location in dwelling: lodgings
other location: tap room 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:Samuel Leigh
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: 1164  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 1 November 1809, Trial of James Stephenton (t18091101-77),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 1 November 1809, Trial of James Stephenton (t18091101-77), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1164, accessed: 07 July 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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