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Record 1964

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Witness statement in trial for burglary: Michael Thomas: "About a week afterwards I read something in the newspaper and went to the proscutors and communicated it to them the next day... I read that a robbery had been committed; there was nothing about a reward"
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jun 1828 and 30 Jun Mich
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Michael Thomas
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: labourer at East India docks
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: 1964  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 July 1828, Trial of Thomas Ledge (t18280703-7),

Citation: Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, 1 August 2006), 3 July 1828, Trial of Thomas Ledge (t18280703-7), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1964, accessed: 01 October 2022

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