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Record Number: 1074


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for for theft: George Martin: [prisoner offered him cup for sale] "the next morning I read it in the 'Daily Advertiser', only in the paper it is said to be marked with letters on the handle, but the letters on the belly of the cup..."

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Aug 1765 and 31 Aug 1765

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:

George Martin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

pawnbroker

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Daily Advertiser

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1074

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 September 1765, Trial of Benjamin Robert Turbot (t176501918-24),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 September 1765, Trial of Benjamin Robert Turbot (t176501918-24), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1074, accessed: 04 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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