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Record 1150

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for embezzlement: Anthony Parkin: "he went on Saturday morning to a public house, the sign of the Goat, in Cheyne-street, near Gower-street, where he saw the landlord and landlady of the house; he asked for the newspaper; to see if they were advertised, but he did not find any advertisement..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 12 Nov 1797
Country: England
Time: morning: Saturday morning
Place: city: London
specific address: The Goat, Cheyne-street, near Gower-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:John Norton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1754
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: postman
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: 1150  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 January 1798, Trial of John Norton (t17980110-14),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 10 January 1798, Trial of John Norton (t17980110-14), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1150, accessed: 24 September 2022

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