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Record 1169

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for deception/forgery: John Dougan: "I was going to the West Indies, in pursuance of that my business. I had occasion for an interpreter; I advertised for that purpose, and the prisoner applied in consequence of that advertisement. He represented himself as having been in business at Liverpool... A newspaper happened to be present, and he immediately, without hesitation, translated a passage, first into German, then French, then English, and proved to me that he was well skilled in languages."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1803 and 31 Dec 1803
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Anthony McKenrott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: trickster
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: 1169  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 January 1816, Trial of Anthony McKenrott (t18160110-45),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 January 1816, Trial of Anthony McKenrott (t18160110-45), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1169, accessed: 04 October 2022

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