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Record Number: 1142


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for robbery: Jane Toosey swore to the court that she read about this crime in the newspaper -The Daily Advertiser

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 25 Jan 1789 and 5 Feb 1789

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:

Jane Toosey

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

lets out rooms in Norfolk-street

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:

1142

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 25 February 1789, Trial of William Butcher (t17890225-99),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 25 February 1789, Trial of William Butcher (t17890225-99), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1142, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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