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Record Number: 24951


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for deception: Philip Farmer: 'Q. How came you here to-day? A. I saw it in the newspaper—a party read the paper to me, about the trial—I understood it was coming on again to-day, and came to hear it'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 14 Dec 1835

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 reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Listener:

Philip Farmer

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

jeweller

Religion:

Jewish

Country of Origin:

Russian Poland

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24951

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 14 Dec 1835, Trial of Thomas Harris (t18351214-291),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 14 Dec 1835, Trial of Thomas Harris (t18351214-291), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24951, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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