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Record 12801

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I have seen some English papers: this Cape affair has caused wonderful excitement and indignation: a horrid insult has been offered to the supreme Majesty of England - not to speak of the savage inhumanity of refusing victuals to the public services and to the poor sea-beaten convicts... I can find in these papers hardly anything relating to Ireland...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 15 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Times [and other English newspapers]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12801  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Mitchel
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Jail Journal
  Place of Publication: Dublin
  Date of Publication: 1913
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 219
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 219, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12801, accessed: 17 September 2019

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