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Record 1094

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Allen: "I took the prisoners that night in Kingsland-road... in the morning a printer's boy came to me with a handbill, and I then found that it answered to the property that I found on them"
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 10 Sep 1783
Country: England
Time: morning: am
Place: city: London
specific address: Bow Street
other location: Police station
   
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: Allen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Captain of Bow-street runners
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: Law, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Handbill
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1094  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 29 October 1783, Trial of John Tasker and John Best (t17831029-53),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 29 October 1783, Trial of John Tasker and John Best (t17831029-53), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1094, accessed: 02 December 2021

Additional comments:

 

 

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