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Record 1104

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: William Aldus: "I am a servant to Mr Salkeld; I produce four table-cloths, and twelve napkins, which I received from the prisoner; ...I immediately carried them to Bow-street on seeing the handbill..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Dec 1790 and 31 Dec 1790
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:William Aldus
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: servant
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: 1104  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 12 January 1791, Trial of Neal McMullen (t17910112-9),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 12 January 1791, Trial of Neal McMullen (t17910112-9), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1104, accessed: 02 December 2021

Additional comments:

 

 

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