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Record 1121

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Everill knew John White had been charged with stealing a trunk as it was read to him from a newspaper by a landlady named Fox 2 or 3 weeks before the trial
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 24 Dec 1761 and 1 Jan 1762
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):
passive in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Listener:Edward Everill
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: glover and felmonger
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: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1121  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 January 1762, Trial of John White (t17620114-24),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 14 January 1762, Trial of John White (t17620114-24), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1121, accessed: 30 September 2022

Additional comments:

Newspaper read to him by his landlady -Fox?

 

 

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