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Record 23158

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Eliza Cooper was first visited in Newgate in the summer of 1849. She was committed for unlawfully deserting her infant ... From this time the poor prisoner earnestly longed for salvation, and received with joy the glad tidings of a Savior's love. The little tract, entitled "Come to Jesus", was blessed to her, and she read it frequently with much delight'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1849 and 31 Dec 1849
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Newgate Gaol
other location: prison
   
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:Eliza Cooper
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: prisoner
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: [unknown]
Title: Come to Jesus
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book, Pamphlet, tract
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23158  
Source - Print  
  Author: Matilda Wrench
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1852
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 23
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 23, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23158, accessed: 28 February 2024

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