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Record 12799

Reading Experience:

'The Cape papers give extracts from the Van Diemen's Land papers, by which I find that O'Brien, Meagher, O'Donoghue, and MacManus, in the "Swift", and Martin and O'Doherty in the "Elphinstone", all arrived at Hobart Town about the same time - that they have been allowed to live at large, but each within a limited district, [italics] and no two of them nearer than thirty or forty miles [close italics].'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 10 Feb 1850
Country: South Africa
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cape Town
other location: on board the "Neptune", in Simon's Bay
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: South Africa
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [Newspapers]
Genre: Politics, Law
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: published in Cape Town
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12799  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Mitchel
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Jail Journal
  Place of Publication: Dublin
  Date of Publication: 1913
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 216
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 216,, accessed: 16 February 2020

Additional comments:



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