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Record 1067

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for housebreaking/receiving stolen goods: Thomas Davies: "I think it was in the middle of November I saw it in the 'Morning Advertiser' -I never heard of it, or read it before, on my oath, I did not speak to my brother about it when I read it in the 'Morning Advertiser'..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Nov 1828 and 30 Nov 1828
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:Thomas Davies
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: mariner; last post captain's steward on an Indiaman
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: Morning Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1067  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 19 February 1829, Trial of James Gallawin and George Sewell (t18290219-166),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 19 February 1829, Trial of James Gallawin and George Sewell (t18290219-166), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1067, accessed: 26 January 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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