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Record 24976

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for theft: Eliza Warr: 'Q. What did the prisoner do there from one o'clock till after three? A. Waiting for his boots—I was in the room, sitting, reading the newspaper, all the time he was there—I saw the watch at five minutes after three exactly'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 24 Nov 1841
Country: England
Time: afternoon: 1pm - 3pm
Place: city: London, Hackney
other location: shop
   
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:Eliza Warr
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: wife of shopkeeper (boot & shoe & tobacconist shop)
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: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24976  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 31 Jan 1842, Trial of Matthew Doncaster (t18420131-715),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 31 Jan 1842, Trial of Matthew Doncaster (t18420131-715), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24976, accessed: 18 September 2019

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