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Record 1911

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statements in trial for theft: Eliza Morris: "I went to live servant at the Bank tavern, John-street, and one day I was reading the newspaper; the first thing I saw was the robbery of the mail and a description of the parties..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1820 and 31 Jan 1820
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Bank Tavern, John-street
other location: public house and her lodgings
   
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:Eliza Morris
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: servant at tavern
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 public house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1911  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 28 June 1820, Trial of John Pannifer (t18200628-85),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 28 June 1820, Trial of John Pannifer (t18200628-85), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1911, accessed: 01 October 2022

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