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Record 1917

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statements in trial for tax offences: Jane Fuller: "I heard about this business, three weeks ago. I heard Mr Lasken, of Grove Ferry, read in the newspaper that he [George Griffiths] could neither read nor write, and I said I could contradict it; it was three weeks ago tomorrow, Mr Hawkers and Miss Arman were present."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 17 May 1821
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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: Lasken
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
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)
Jane Fuller, wife of labourer, and Mr Hawkers and Miss Arman
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: 1917  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 6 June 1821, Trial of James West, William Beer, John Richardson, Thomas Richardson, William Williams and Thomas Webster (t18210606-54),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 6 June 1821, Trial of James West, William Beer, John Richardson, Thomas Richardson, William Williams and Thomas Webster (t18210606-54), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1917, accessed: 20 January 2022

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