Samuel Morris in London, England - 10 February, 1774

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 February 2019), February 1774, trial of WILLIAM LANE (t17740216-88):

Samuel Morris: I am sixteen years old: I am apprentice to Mr. William Brown, who is a watch gilder. I was sent on an errand with the things mentioned in the indictment [watch components]; they were in a box; the box was taken out of my pocket while I stood to hear a girl sing.

cite as

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 February 2019), February 1774, trial of WILLIAM LANE (t17740216-88), number t17740216-88. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1551003909558 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: London, England

Listeners

Samuel Morris
apprentice watch gilder
1758-

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by Girl

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 February, 1774
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary

Notes

The listening experience was identified in ‘The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913’, a fully searchable database detailing the lives of non-elite people, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court. Tim Hitchcock, Robert Shoemaker, Clive Emsley, Sharon Howard and Jamie McLaughlin, et al., The Old Bailey Proceedings Online, 1674-1913 (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0 February 2019)


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 24 Feb 2019 10:25:10 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:07:46 +0100