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Record Number: 24958


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Witness statement in trial for deception: John Dawson: 'about a year and nine months ago, I saw an advertisement in the Times newspaper-in consequence of which I went to No. 3, Jewin-court, Jewin-street—I there saw the prisoner—I said I called in reference to an advertisement I had seen in the paper, stating that money was to be obtained on freehold property, life Interest, &c.—inquired for J. Pepper, Esq.—the prisoner said, "I am the principal—I caused the advertisement in the paper—I do business in that way, walk in"—I went in—he inquired the nature of the property'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1837 and 31 Jan 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:

John Dawson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

'gentleman'

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:

The Times

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement, Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24958

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 20 Aug 1838, Trial of George Blaxland Rogers (t18380820-1827),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 20 Aug 1838, Trial of George Blaxland Rogers (t18380820-1827), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24958, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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