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Record 1085

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Josiah Howard: The 19th of May I and three journeyman-packers left work and came to the Bull-head in Jewin-street; I get much in liquor; ...[in Redcross-street] I tumbled down... I felt my watch, my hat and my handkerchief go from me... I advertised my watch the 27th of May and the 26th of June; I read in the Advertiser there were eight people taken up in Kingsland-road and divers things found upon them..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jun 1749 and 30 Jun 1749
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Josiah Howard
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: perhaps journeyman packer
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: Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1085  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 5 July 1749, Trial of Thomas Maynard (t17490705-42),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 5 July 1749, Trial of Thomas Maynard (t17490705-42), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1085, accessed: 24 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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