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Record 15729

Reading Experience:

'This morning on reading the Ovens & Murray Advertiser with the usual ... which that not over bright piecemeal Organ general(ly) induces I was surprised into emotion by the sudden sight of my own name & on reading the Paragraph in which the phenomenon occurred I found myself abused most royally. I was charged with rushing out of my Hole one night & violently siezing some respectable well dressed individual then ferociously dragging him to the Lock Up having him confined all night & then failing to produce any charge before the Magistrate the next morning.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 6 Sep 1856
Country: Australia
Time: morning
Place: city: Beechworth
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:John Buckley Castieau
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 May 1831
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Prison Governor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Australia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Ovens & Murray Advertiser
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15729  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Buckley Castieau
  Title: Diaries
  Location: National Library of Australia
  Call no: NLA MS 2218
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: John Buckley Castieau, Diaries National Library of Australia, p. NLA MS 2218, p. n/a,, accessed: 25 February 2020

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