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Record 1125

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Henry Barnard: "I went to Baker's Coffee-house to search the newspaper, whether this bill, which I suspected to be stolen, was advertised, but did not make any discovery that day [23rd Dec]; upon Tuesday the 24th I examined again;..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 23 Dec 1776
Country: England
Time: morning: after 10am
daytime: after 10am
Place: city: London
other location: coffee 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:Henry Barnard
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Silk garter weaver
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: borrowed (other)
newspaper of the coffee house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1125  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 15 January 1777, Trial of Edward Goswell, John Life and Valentine Fuller (t17770115-5),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 15 January 1777, Trial of Edward Goswell, John Life and Valentine Fuller (t17770115-5), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1125, accessed: 25 September 2022

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