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Record 25464

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Richard James: 'I put the key of the cupboard into my pocket, and went to the public-house—I looked at a newspaper to see what Consols were—he said they were very high, and he would not advise me to buy in, as they would be lower—I parted with him then, and returned to my own house'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 16 Aug 1849
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
other location: public house
   
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:Richard James
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: cheese monger
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: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
public house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25464  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 30 April 2009), 29 Oct 1849, Trial of James Somers (t18491029-1849),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 30 April 2009), 29 Oct 1849, Trial of James Somers (t18491029-1849), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25464, accessed: 18 September 2019

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