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Record 1152

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statements in trial for theft: James Streeter: "...says I, Mich, how did you come by this, I am afraid you did not get it honestly; he persisted in it, that he had received it for his cousin's prize money; the next morning, I saw it advertised in the newspaper and sent for a constable..."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 3 Apr 1798
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: Princess Royal, Fell-street, Shoreditch
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:James Streeter
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: landlord of public house
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: 1152  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 April 1798, Trial of Michael McCabe (t17980418-24),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 April 1798, Trial of Michael McCabe (t17980418-24), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1152, accessed: 27 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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