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Record Number: 1064


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in the trial of James Stewart for theft: James James (Witness): "afterwards I saw the advertisement in the 'Daily Advertiser' about the prisoner at the bar being detained with a piece of ticking on his shoulders, I went in consequence of that..."

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 7 Apr 1784 and 21 Apr 1784

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

James James

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

Porter

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Daily Advertiser

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1064

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 21 April 1784, Trial of James Stewart (t17840421-25),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 21 April 1784, Trial of James Stewart (t17840421-25), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1064, accessed: 19 November 2019


Additional Comments:

on 7 April 1784 or very shortly after

   
   
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