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Record 24963

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Jonas Levy: 'I read in the newspaper that a man named Jones was taken up for stealing a ring, and I went to Bow-street to see him, a fortnight ago'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 15 Jan 1839 and 4 Mar 1839
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:Jonas Levy
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: shopkeeper
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: [newspaper]
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24963  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 4 Mar 1839, Trial of William Jones (t18390304-998),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 4 Mar 1839, Trial of William Jones (t18390304-998), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24963, accessed: 17 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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