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Record 13097

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Confession of invalid convict George Day: 'I hope I prayed but found little peace, until I heard the doctor pressing on our attention the words of God, contained in the third chapter of John, verse thirty-six, and the fifth chapter, verse twenty fourth. I could scarcely believe it to be true at the time, for it seemed as though a voice spoke to me "He that believeth in the son have everlasting life". I was astonished!'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 5 Oct 1842 and 31 Dec 1842
Country: At sea, on voyage to Australia (Van Diemen's Land)
Time: n/a
Place: other location: on board convict ship, the Earl Grey
   
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:Colin Arrott Browning
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Naval Surgeon
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: At sea, on voyage to Australia (Van Diemen's Land)
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
convicts on board the ship, Earl Grey, in particular, convict George Day
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13097  
Source - Print  
  Author: Colin Arrott Browning
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Convict Ship
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1844
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 111
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Colin Arrott Browning, The Convict Ship (London, 1844), p. 111, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13097, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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