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Record 1073

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for for theft/ receiving stolen goods: John Wyn: "On the 17th of December I had been looking over the papers there I read about Mr Parker's being robbed: I charged all my people, if any handkerchiefs were brought in to stop them; in about half an hour after came Alice Raney and Rose Fay; they offered me these three handkerchiefs...then I sent my boy for the Daily Advertiser, and read over the advertisement to them, and said they must certainly know the rest; they would not own any further..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 17 Dec 1764
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: Rosemary Lane
other location: in his shop
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:John Wyn
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: keeps a sale-shop
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
customers, Alice Roney and Rose Fay, attempting to sell stolen goods
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Daily Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown
must be borrowed, but unsure

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1073  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 28 February 1759, Trial of Christopher McDonald, Francis Farrel, John Roney and Jonathan Parker (t17590228-13),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 28 February 1759, Trial of Christopher McDonald, Francis Farrel, John Roney and Jonathan Parker (t17590228-13), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1073, accessed: 07 October 2022

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