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Record Number: 1079


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for theft: Joseph Dobree: "I am a pawnbroker: I took in this property of a witness who is here, Mary Brown, on the 5th of May; the next day a handbill came in, describing, as I thought, the property, directing to apply to Mr Rendington, Charles-street, Covent-Garden; I took it there, it proved to be part of the property lost..."

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

6 May 1803

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Joseph Dobree

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:

n/a

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Handbill

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

n/a


Source Information:

Record ID:

1079

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 25 May 1803, Trial of Thomas Boyle (t18030525-11),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 25 May 1803, Trial of Thomas Boyle (t18030525-11), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1079, accessed: 04 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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