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Record 1079

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Joseph Dobree: "I am a pawnbroker: I took in this property of a witness who is here, Mary Brown, on the 5th of May; the next day a handbill came in, describing, as I thought, the property, directing to apply to Mr Rendington, Charles-street, Covent-Garden; I took it there, it proved to be part of the property lost..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 6 May 1803
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:Joseph Dobree
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: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Handbill
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: n/a

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1079  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 25 May 1803, Trial of Thomas Boyle (t18030525-11),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 25 May 1803, Trial of Thomas Boyle (t18030525-11), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1079, accessed: 29 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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