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Record 1078

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Gravat: "I am in the news business; my son delivered me the watch-cases on Monday night, soon after he had found them I received a handbill, and then I carried them to Mr Johnson..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 2 Dec 1799 and 3 Dec 1799
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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: Gravat
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: n/a
Occupation: in the news business
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: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Handbill
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: n/a

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1078  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 4 December 1799, Trial of John Russell (t17991204-57),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 4 December 1799, Trial of John Russell (t17991204-57), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1078, accessed: 04 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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