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Record 1122

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Sharpling: "last Thursday was with [the prisoner] between four and five o'clock, he was very much in liquor, this was at the Bear and Ragged Staff; I was looking over the newspaper, he insisted on my drinking a glass of wine with him..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 4 Sep 1766
Country: England
Time: evening: between 4pm and 5pm
Place: city: London
other location: public house
   
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: Sharpling
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: clockmaker
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
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: borrowed (other)
newspaper of the public house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1122  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 September 1766, Trial of Thomas Jacocks (t17660903-71),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 September 1766, Trial of Thomas Jacocks (t17660903-71), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1122, accessed: 04 October 2022

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