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Record 1133

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for burglary: Joseph Jackson: "I come on account of recollecting a circumstance in an advertisement, that I saw in the newspaper, concerning the robbery committed on the 25th of May...What brought me was to see whether it is either of the prisoners at the bar, on account of an advertisement that I read in a newspaper..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 25 May 1783 and 4 Jun 1783
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:Joseph Jackson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: letter case maker
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: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1133  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 4 June 1783, Trial of James Grant and William Smith (t17830604-30),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 4 June 1783, Trial of James Grant and William Smith (t17830604-30), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1133, accessed: 29 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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