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Record 24958

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for deception: John Dawson: 'about a year and nine months ago, I saw an advertisement in the Times newspaper-in consequence of which I went to No. 3, Jewin-court, Jewin-street—I there saw the prisoner—I said I called in reference to an advertisement I had seen in the paper, stating that money was to be obtained on freehold property, life Interest, &c.—inquired for J. Pepper, Esq.—the prisoner said, "I am the principal—I caused the advertisement in the paper—I do business in that way, walk in"—I went in—he inquired the nature of the property'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1837 and 31 Jan 1837
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:John Dawson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: 'gentleman'
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: The Times
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24958  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 20 Aug 1838, Trial of George Blaxland Rogers (t18380820-1827),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 20 Aug 1838, Trial of George Blaxland Rogers (t18380820-1827), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24958, accessed: 20 September 2019

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