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Record 1130

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for burglary: 2 statements -that George Todd was apprehended in a public house, reading a newspaper at the time
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 8 Sep 1781
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Old-street
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:George Todd
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
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 public house

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1130  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Trial of George Todd and James Underwood, 'Old Bailey Sessions Papers', 17 October 1781 (t1781117-46),

Citation: Trial of George Todd and James Underwood, 'Old Bailey Sessions Papers', 17 October 1781 (t1781117-46), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1130, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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