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Record 1064

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in the trial of James Stewart for theft: James James (Witness): "afterwards I saw the advertisement in the 'Daily Advertiser' about the prisoner at the bar being detained with a piece of ticking on his shoulders, I went in consequence of that..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 7 Apr 1784 and 21 Apr 1784
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:James James
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Porter
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Daily Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1064  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 21 April 1784, Trial of James Stewart (t17840421-25),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 21 April 1784, Trial of James Stewart (t17840421-25), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1064, accessed: 29 September 2022

Additional comments:

on 7 April 1784 or very shortly after

 

 

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