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Record Number: 24956


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for deception: Charles Baldwin: 'On Tuesday, the 6th of June, I read this advertisement in the newspaper, which I produce—("Situations:—So numerous are the applications from merchants 'and tradespeople for men of various ages to fill vacancies in their establishments, the Proprietors of this Office are induced, through means of this advertisement, to inform all those seeking employment, that situations, not only as abovementioned, but also in private families, for those possessing good characters, may be heard of daily by applying at the Agency Office, No. 65 1/2, Cannon-street, City.")—I had been some time out of employ—on Thursday, the 8th of June, I went to No. 65 1/2 Cannon street—I did not take the newspaper with me—I saw the Defendant there, and told him I bad seen an advertisement in the Morning Advertiser news paper, respecting situations, that I was to apply there about'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

6 Jun 1837

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:

Charles Baldwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Morning Advertiser

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement, Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24956

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 14 Aug 1837, Trial of Henry William Dawson (t18370814-1911),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 14 Aug 1837, Trial of Henry William Dawson (t18370814-1911), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24956, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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