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Record 1070

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for for theft: Samuel Spencer: "The next day about 11 o'clock I read in the 'Advertiser', 'A silver pint mug, marked E.M.M. stole out of the Two Chairmen, in Warder-street, Soho..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 25 Dec 1755
Country: England
Time: morning: 11am
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:Samuel Spencer
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, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1070  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 15 January 1756, Trial of Elizabeth Yates (t17560115-5),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 15 January 1756, Trial of Elizabeth Yates (t17560115-5), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1070, accessed: 01 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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