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Record 1088

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for receiving stolen goods: Robert Daniel Liddell: "I am in Mr Marshall's employ. On the 10th of March he left me to bring these boxes home and when I got opposite St Sepulchre's church I was looking at a playbill, a man in a white great coat came up, tapped me on the shoulder and said I was wanted..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 10 Mar 1828
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: opposite St Sepulchre's church
   
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:Robert Daniel Liddell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: servant to dealer in braids and laces
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: Drama, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Handbill, playbill
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1088  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 April 1828, Trial of John Peters (t18280410-54),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 April 1828, Trial of John Peters (t18280410-54), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1088, accessed: 20 January 2022

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