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Record 1168

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for murder: Henry Bracken: "I caused hom to be apprehended. I read the description of him in the newspaper and caused him to be taken up"
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Aug 1814 and 31 Aug 1814
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: near Salisbury
   
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:Henry Bracken
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Farmer
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: 1168  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 September 1814, Trial of James Mitchell (t18140914-5),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 September 1814, Trial of James Mitchell (t18140914-5), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1168, accessed: 01 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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