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Record 12805

Reading Experience:

'Some Irish newspapers. I can hardly bear to look into them. But John Knox [John Martin] diligently scans them, with many wry faces, and sometimes tells me part of the news.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 26 Apr 1850
Country: Australia (Van Diemen's Land)
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bothwell
county: Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land)
location in dwelling: at lodgings
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:John Martin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: owner of small estate in Co. Down, Irish Nationalist, in exile for treason
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Australia (Van Diemen's Land)
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
John Mitchel
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [Irish newspapers]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12805  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Mitchel
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Jail Journal
  Place of Publication: Dublin
  Date of Publication: 1913
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 242
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 242,, accessed: 18 February 2020

Additional comments:



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