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Record 1076

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for pickpocketing: Thomas Burch: "On Monday morning the 7th of July, the prisoner brought this watch to me... I lent him two guineas on it; after that I read the Advertiser, the advertisement mentioned a green ribbon, but this is a white one, everything else answers; I immediately went with it to Justice Fielding..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 7 Jul 1766
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: Fox-court
other location: in his shop
   
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 Burch
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: 1076  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 September 1766, Trial of William Angels (t1760903-42),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 September 1766, Trial of William Angels (t1760903-42), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1076, accessed: 01 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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