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1450-1945

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Record 15095

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
W.B., transport convict writing to Rev Joseph from Portland Prison: 'by the blessing of God, after coming to this place, and receiving instruction from my dear chaplains here, and by prayer and reading the Bible, the Lord has been pleased to hear and pour his spirit upon me ... I take great delight in reading the Scripture and praying.'
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Portland Prison
other location: in his cell
   
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:W.B.
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: convict
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
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)
probably prison issue

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15095  
Source - Print  
  Author: Rev H.S. Joseph
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoirs of Convicted Prisoners, accompanied by remarks on the causes and prevention of crime
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1853
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 107
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Rev H.S. Joseph, Memoirs of Convicted Prisoners, accompanied by remarks on the causes and prevention of crime (London, 1853), p. 107, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15095, accessed: 20 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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