Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 1143

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for theft: Esther Radford: [Bevan picks up parcel in Pond-street and takes it to Radford]... he gave them into my possession, and I put them into a bureau, and I desired my servant, when she went out, to get me a newspaper; which was produced to me on Monday; I read it through to see if such things were advertised; I saw no such thing... I fancy it was the Gazetteer and Daily Advertiser; it was the Monday's paper to the best of my knowledge, but I cannot particularly say; I looked the paper particularly through..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 2 Nov 1789
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: home
   
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:Esther Radford
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: wife of a clerk
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: Gazetteer and Daily Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
from a local public house, the George

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1143  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 9 December 1789, Trial of David Bevan (t17891209-111),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 9 December 1789, Trial of David Bevan (t17891209-111), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1143, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)