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Record 24952

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Benjamin Murray: 'I first saw the account of this robbery in the Dispatch newspaper, and afterwards saw handbills, which induced me to come forwards.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 28 Nov 1836
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:Benjamin Murray
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: tailor
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: [n/a]
Title: Weekly Dispatch
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24952  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 28 Nov 1836, Trial of Thomas Johnson and Lewis Alexander (t18361128-167),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 28 Nov 1836, Trial of Thomas Johnson and Lewis Alexander (t18361128-167), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24952, accessed: 17 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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