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Record 1066

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial of Sarah Evans for murder Thomas Aris: "The first thing I heard of the child being drowned, I saw it in the paper, saying, the child of Sarah Evans. On Tuesday the 16th, I think it was the 'Daily Advertiser', and seeing Sarah Evans in the paper..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 16 May 1813
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Thomas Aris
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Formerly Governor of House of Correction
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:
Title: Daily Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1066  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 7 April 1813, Trial of Sarah Evans (t18130407-23),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 7 April 1813, Trial of Sarah Evans (t18130407-23), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1066, accessed: 17 July 2019

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