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Record 1082

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for burglary/ receiving stolen goods: Henry Ewer: "I am a shopman to Mr Dobree, Oxford-street... I found the watch answered to the description of one of the watches in Mr Seabrook's handbill, I stopped the watch and sent for an officer..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1811 and 31 Jan 1811
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Oxford Street
other location: place of employment
   
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:Henry Ewer
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: servant to 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: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1082  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 20 February 1811, Trial of Aaron Withers and William Freeland (t18110220-5),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 20 February 1811, Trial of Aaron Withers and William Freeland (t18110220-5), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1082, accessed: 20 January 2022

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