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Record 13099

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Conversion of convict J- V-; when came on board the ship he was a convinced socialist, and when appointed school teacher he wanted to use the position to convince others, but he changed: 'As a teacher, he was most useful to me, and most exemplary. He became a diligent student of the Bible, and of other devotional books. He appeared to grow in grace as well as in knowledge.'
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 in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:J V
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: convict
Religion: n/a
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [devotional texts]
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: probably published by the Religious Tract Society
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13099  
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: 120-122
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Colin Arrott Browning, The Convict Ship (London, 1844), p. 120-122, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13099, accessed: 20 September 2019

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