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Record 23146

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mary Joy was convicted in July, 1834. From the period of her conviction, her mind seems to have been exercised with a sense of her sinful state; and she frequently said, she had never forgotten the impression she felt on hearing the Eighty-eighth Psalm read immediately on her return to the prison after her trial.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jul 1834 and 31 Jul 1834
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Newgate Gaol
other location: prison
   
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:

Listener:Mary Joy
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: prisoner
Religion: n/a
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 (Psalms)
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23146  
Source - Print  
  Author: Matilda Wrench
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1852
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 17
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 17, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23146, accessed: 16 September 2019

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