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Record 1972

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for forgery: George Coombs: "I appointed to meet him [Conway] next evening at the coffee house in Pickett-street; I did so -while we were in there reading the newspaper over, Martelly was there, and got into conversation with us"
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1829 and 31 Apr 1829
Country: England
Time: evening: evening
Place: city: London
specific address: the Brunswick, Pickett-street
other location: coffee 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:George Coobs
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: formery clerk to barrister, now in prison
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
read in company -with Henry Jubilee Conway, also a clerk, might have been a listener, unknown
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: 1972  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 11 June 1829, Trial of Edward Martelly and Henry Jubilee Conway (t18290611-274),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 11 June 1829, Trial of Edward Martelly and Henry Jubilee Conway (t18290611-274), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1972, accessed: 04 October 2022

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