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Record Number: 1128


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for theft: Elizabeth Marlow: "In the morning of the 23rd I was looking into the newspaper for a particular thing I wanted to see. I saw an advertisement that answered the description of the prisoner. I went immediately to Sir John Fieldings..."

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

23 Nov 1779

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London
specific address: the White Horse in Little Britain
location in dwelling: her lodgings
other location: a 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:

Elizabeth Marlow

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

landlandy of White Horse public house

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:

1128

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 8 December 1779, Trial of Edward Field (t17791208-18),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 8 December 1779, Trial of Edward Field (t17791208-18), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1128, accessed: 30 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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