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Record 1890

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for libel; witness reads to the court the offending paragraphs published in newspaper. James Chetham: "...in that newspaper is the paragraph, which I will read, if you think proper..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 20 May 1801
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Old Bailey
other location: court
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:James Chetham
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: lawyer/ solicitor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
The court
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1890  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 20 May 1801, Trial of John Crowder (t18010520-93),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 20 May 1801, Trial of John Crowder (t18010520-93), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1890, accessed: 27 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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