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Record 1949

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness reads letter aloud to court as evidence in trial for assault: James Locke: "I have the letter. (reads) 'To Mr Reynolds, No.2 Little Peter Street...'"
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 Jan 1824
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Old Bailey Courthouse
other location: court
   
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:James Locke
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: surgeon
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
the court
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1949  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 January 1824, Trial of William Henry Reynolds (t18240114-1),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 January 1824, Trial of William Henry Reynolds (t18240114-1), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1949, accessed: 29 June 2022

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