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Record 23790

Reading Experience:

'The Herald this evening contained the names of the new Ministry. Kerferd is Solicitor General, Casey Minister of Lands, Wilberforce Stephen (as was to be expected) is Attorney General so Harriette's present home will be a house of importance. The Australasian of to-day contained a panegyric of Mr Caldwell the Keeper of the Dunedin Gaol. He has issued a Report that his Gaol is more than self supporting & the paper takes him at his own estimate.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 8 Jun 1872
Country: Australia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Melbourne
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: Australasian
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 23790  
  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: 19 February 2020

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