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Record 1905

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statements in trial for coining/forgery: John Limbrick: "I am an officer of Hatton Garden. I was with Read at the Lincoln's Inn coffee-house; we sat down and had a pint of beer, and saw the prisoner there, reading the newspaper, and leering under his hat at us"
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 13 Apr 1819
Country: England
Time: daytime: between 5pm and 6pm
Place: city: London
specific address: Lincoln's Inn coffee-house in the Strand
other location: coffee 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:James Clark
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1794
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 coffee house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1905  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 21 April 1819, Trial of James Clark (t18190421-69),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 21 April 1819, Trial of James Clark (t18190421-69), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1905, accessed: 24 September 2022

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