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Record 23854

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I must not forget however I read out of "Good Words" a very amusing sketch of a Dutchman's troubles in London from the difficulties of the English language. He gave the name of the Street he was living in as Stick no Bill Street. F.P. 13ft. Harry read to-night but I was obliged to tell him he had not improved at all lately.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 12 Aug 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Good Words
Genre: Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23854  
  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, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23854, accessed: 19 October 2019

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