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Record Number: 24988


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

witness statement in trial for deception: William Angerstein: 'At the time in question I was staying with my father at Blackheath—I saw an advertisement in the Times newspaper referring to some horses—I will not be quite certain as to the date—(looking at the Times newspaper)—it was an advertisement to this effect'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 21 Oct 1844

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London, Blackheath
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:

William Angerstein

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

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:

The Times

Genre:

Ephemera, Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement, Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

24988

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 21 Oct 1844, Trial of George Henry Ward, George Ward (t18441021-2384),

Citation:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 27 April 2009), 21 Oct 1844, Trial of George Henry Ward, George Ward (t18441021-2384), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24988, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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