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Record 1069

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for for theft: Benjamin Bunn: "I am a pawnbroker and live in Houndsditch... I was reading the 'Daily Advertiser', and I saw an advertisement of a box, and some garden seeds, and a gown and thirteen yeards of blue silk, lost from the George on Snow-hill..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 20 Jan 1755
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:Thomas Jones
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: pawnbroker
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, Y
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1069  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 9 April 1755, Trial of Philip Abrahams for theft (t17550409-33),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 9 April 1755, Trial of Philip Abrahams for theft (t17550409-33), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1069, accessed: 18 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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