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Record Number: 24968


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

witness statement in trial for theft: Charles Blakeley Brown: 'On the 3rd of December, I read this advertisement in the "Times" newspaper—(looking at it)—in consequence of which I proceeded to the stables in Welbeck-street, and saw a stable boy—I then saw a man named Jem, who was dressed as a groom in mourning, all in black—I asked to look at the horse which was advertised in the "Times" of that morning, the bay gelding by Waterloo'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

3 Dec 1839

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London
specific address: Curzon Street, Mayfair
location in dwelling

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 Blakeley Brown

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

doctor

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

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

24968

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 6 Jan 1840, Trial of William Mowatt (t18400106-525),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 6 Jan 1840, Trial of William Mowatt (t18400106-525), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24968, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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