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Record 1075

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for for theft/ receiving stolen goods: Charles Clark: "On the 18th of November, in the forenoon, Mary English came and pledged four silver teaspoons with me... A little after I read the Advertiser, and I found by the description, they were stolen..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 18 Nov 1765
Country: England
Time: daytime: forenoon
Place: city: London
specific address: George-yard, Whitechapel
other location: in his shop/dwellings
   
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:Charles Clark
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: Daily Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1075  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 11 December 1765, Trial of John Pritchard, Nathaniel Hughes and Mary, wife of Nicholas English (t17651211-30),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 11 December 1765, Trial of John Pritchard, Nathaniel Hughes and Mary, wife of Nicholas English (t17651211-30), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1075, accessed: 07 October 2022

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