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Record 1913

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statements in trial for theft: John Mims: "I am servant to John Bird, who keeps a cook-shop in Golden Lane. I was reading the newspaper, I heard the weights jingle, turned around, and saw the prisoner going out..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 17 Aug 1820
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: cook-shop, Golden-lane
other location: place of employment, cook-shop
   
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:John Mims
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: servant in cook-shop
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: 1913  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 September 1820, Trial of Joseph Eastman (t18200918-72),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 September 1820, Trial of Joseph Eastman (t18200918-72), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1913, accessed: 25 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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