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Record 1171

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
witness statement in trial for burglary: Ralph Hope: "[Spencer] was apprehended and committed for examination. In about a fortnight after, I saw an advertisement in the Morning Advertiser. [Witness here produces that newspaper and reads it to the court]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 18 Sep 1816
Country: England
Time: daytime: while court in session
Place: city: London
specific address: Old Bailey Courthouse
other location: court
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Ralph Hope
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: policeman
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
the court
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Morning Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1171  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 September 1816, Trial of James Thomas Spencer (t18160918-14),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 18 September 1816, Trial of James Thomas Spencer (t18160918-14), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1171, accessed: 01 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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