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Record Number: 12820


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Eugenia and myself were much interested in reading the trial of Governor Wale who I recollect seeing at Florence - he is condemned to be hanged for flogging a man to death when Governor of the Island of Goree about 20 years ago. He seems to deserve his fate but it is a horrible thing for his wife and family'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

23 Jan 1802

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Oxfordshire

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:

Reading Group:

Betsey and Eugenia Wynne

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[trial of Governor Wale]

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12820

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1940

Vol:

III

Page:

65-6

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries, (London, 1940), III, p. 65-6, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=12820, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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