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Record Number: 1075


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for for theft/ receiving stolen goods: Charles Clark: "On the 18th of November, in the forenoon, Mary English came and pledged four silver teaspoons with me... A little after I read the Advertiser, and I found by the description, they were stolen..."

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

18 Nov 1765

Country:

England

Time

daytime: forenoon

Place:

city: London
specific address: George-yard, Whitechapel
other location: in his shop/dwellings

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:

Charles Clark

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

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:

1075

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 11 December 1765, Trial of John Pritchard, Nathaniel Hughes and Mary, wife of Nicholas English (t17651211-30),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 11 December 1765, Trial of John Pritchard, Nathaniel Hughes and Mary, wife of Nicholas English (t17651211-30), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1075, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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