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Record 1135

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for stealing: William Watson: "...my house was robbed on the 17th of March... I told my case and on the 19th, I saw in the newspaper a description that answered my marks; I went to the constable and told him what I had..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 19 Mar 1784
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:William Watson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: bricklayer
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: 1135  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Trial of Nicholas Todd and George Kayton, 'Old Bailey Sessions Papers', 21 April 1784 (t17840421-32),

Citation: Trial of Nicholas Todd and George Kayton, 'Old Bailey Sessions Papers', 21 April 1784 (t17840421-32), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1135, accessed: 25 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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