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Record 1074

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for for theft: George Martin: [prisoner offered him cup for sale] "the next morning I read it in the 'Daily Advertiser', only in the paper it is said to be marked with letters on the handle, but the letters on the belly of the cup..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Aug 1765 and 31 Aug 1765
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:George Martin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: n/a
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: Daily Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1074  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 September 1765, Trial of Benjamin Robert Turbot (t176501918-24),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 September 1765, Trial of Benjamin Robert Turbot (t176501918-24), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1074, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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