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Record 12820

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Eugenia and myself were much interested in reading the trial of Governor Wale who I recollect seeing at Florence - he is condemned to be hanged for flogging a man to death when Governor of the Island of Goree about 20 years ago. He seems to deserve his fate but it is a horrible thing for his wife and family'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 23 Jan 1802
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Oxfordshire
   
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:

Reading Group:Betsey and Eugenia Wynne
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [trial of Governor Wale]
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12820  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1940
  Vol: III
  Page: 65-6
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1940), III, p. 65-6, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12820, accessed: 19 July 2024

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