John Harley et al. in London, England, Gravel Lane - 11 October, 1775, 06:00 PM

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 February 2019), October 1775, trial of JOHN SMITH otherwise DOUGHTON LEVI SOLOMON AARON SPENCER RICHARD SELL JOHN HARLEY (t17751018-60):

[Richard Sell and John Harley were found guilty on 18 October 1775 of grand larceny, sentenced to transportation; both were granted a conditional pardon a few months later]

 

[Richard Sell]: I met with Harley and asked him to go and drink; as we were going down Gravel-lane, we heard some music in this house; I told him, I knew a young woman that used to live there, and we went in; not finding her, we were going out, the constables met us, and would not let us [leave].

cite as

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 February 2019), October 1775, trial of JOHN SMITH otherwise DOUGHTON LEVI SOLOMON AARON SPENCER RICHARD SELL JOHN HARLEY (t17751018-60), number t17751018-60. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1551004645446 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: London, England, Gravel Lane

Listeners

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Unspecified music

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 October, 1775, 06:00 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

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 10:37:25 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:15:46 +0100