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Record 1087

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: James Palace: "A night or two after I read in the Advertiser a watch, name Ingraham, describing it to be the same as I had received. I went away to the prosecutor's house by the direction of the advertisement..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1753 and 31 Jan 1753
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:James Palace
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: keeps a sale shop
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: 1087  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 27 February 1754, Trial of Francis Wessbrook and John Arnold (t17540227-6),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 27 February 1754, Trial of Francis Wessbrook and John Arnold (t17540227-6), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1087, accessed: 27 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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