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Record 1948

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Thomas Stevenson: "I saw the prisoner at the Black Horse... where I lodge... I returned there at a quarter before two o'clock -he was in the house then, reading the newspaper..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 10 Jun 1823
Country: England
Time: daytime: 1:45pm
Place: city: London
specific address: Black Horse, Old Boswell Court
other location: public 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:William Clements
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1795
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 public house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1948  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 September 1823, Trial of William Clements (t18230910-164),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 September 1823, Trial of William Clements (t18230910-164), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1948, accessed: 27 September 2022

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