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Record 1896

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Evidence in trial for theft and receiving stolen goods. Prisoner Brown questions witness George Picard: Q: "Do you remember that there was a newspaper on the table at tea, and you read it?" A: "Yes, I believe it was the Daily Advertiser -it was the morning paper of the day before."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 6 Nov 1817
Country: England
Time: daytime: tea time, between 4:15pm and 6pm
Place: city: London
specific address: Wells-street, Spitalfields
location in dwelling: his 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:George Picard
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: brother to weaver
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: Daily Advertiser
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: newspaper of 5 November 1817
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1896  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 December 1817, Trial of James Brown and William Sherwin (t18171203-146),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 December 1817, Trial of James Brown and William Sherwin (t18171203-146), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1896, accessed: 24 September 2022

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