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Record 25457

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: George Gordon Chitlock: 'both these bags were in the booking-office—the prisoner came to take his ticket some time after the prosecutor had left his bag—the prisoner put his bag on a form—he borrowed a newspaper; he read it till the bell rang—he then seized a bag and went off, leaving his own bag behind.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 6 Aug 1849
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bishops Stortford
county: Hertfordshire
specific address: Train Station
   
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:Samuel Game
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: former employee of Easter Companies Railway Company
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: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25457  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 30 April 2009), 20 Aug 1849, Trial of Samuel Games (t18490820-1498),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 30 April 2009), 20 Aug 1849, Trial of Samuel Games (t18490820-1498), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25457, accessed: 16 September 2019

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