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Record Number: 24972


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

witness statement in trial for conspiracy: Mr Deller: 'I believe I am a judge of the value of gold—I have been a pawnbroker six years—I did not make the discovery till I saw in the newspaper about this affair.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 21 Oct 1839 and 19 Oct 1840

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:

Mr Deller

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

pawnbroker

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:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24972

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 19 Oct 1840, Trial of Thomas Wilson Lilley, Thomas Lilley (t18401019-2644),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 19 Oct 1840, Trial of Thomas Wilson Lilley, Thomas Lilley (t18401019-2644), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24972, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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