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Record Number: 1119


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for theft: Isaac Reeve: "After this I happened to read in the Newspaper of a quart silver tankard being stole in the prosecutor's house. I went tither, and there was the prisoner. I told the affair before Sir Samuel Gower..."

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 3 Aug 1757 and 5 Aug 1757

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:

Isaac Reeve

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

keeps a pewterer's shop

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: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1119

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 30 August 1721, Trial of John Cooper and Elizabeth Reeve (t17570914-19),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 30 August 1721, Trial of John Cooper and Elizabeth Reeve (t17570914-19), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1119, accessed: 04 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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