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Record 13102

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'One berth was occupied by George Day... He appeared to be always humble, always contented and resigned, always grateful to God for the abundance of His mercies, frequently praying, or reading, or listening to his Bible.'
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, in the hospital
   
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:George Day
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: Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13102  
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: 175
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Colin Arrott Browning, The Convict Ship (London, 1844), p. 175, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13102, accessed: 21 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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