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Record 12728

Reading Experience:

Steamer from Southampton docked at Bermuda, bringing English newspapers up to date of 2nd June: 'Our second lieutenant instantly boarded her as officer on guard, and brought back two or three papers; and as I had seen none later than the 26th of May, I was glad to get a glance even at the "Morning Post". The leading article is about "the convict Mitchel", who is pronounced by that authority to be not only a convict but a scoundrel...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 21 Jun 1848
Country: Bermuda
Time: n/a
Place: other location: on board ship "Scourge", man of war, docked at Bermuda
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:John Mitchel
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Nov 1815
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: author, Irish Nationalist, under arrest for Treason
Religion: Presbyterian family
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Bermuda
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Morning Post
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)
from recently arrived steamer


Source Information:

Record ID: 12728  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Mitchel
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Jail Journal
  Place of Publication: Dublin
  Date of Publication: 1913
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 36
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 36,, accessed: 22 January 2020

Additional comments:



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