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Record Number: 12728


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Steamer from Southampton docked at Bermuda, bringing English newspapers up to date of 2nd June: 'Our second lieutenant instantly boarded her as officer on guard, and brought back two or three papers; and as I had seen none later than the 26th of May, I was glad to get a glance even at the "Morning Post". The leading article is about "the convict Mitchel", who is pronounced by that authority to be not only a convict but a scoundrel...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Jun 1848

Country:

Bermuda

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: on board ship "Scourge", man of war, docked at Bermuda

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 Mitchel

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Nov 1815

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

author, Irish Nationalist, under arrest for Treason

Religion:

Presbyterian family

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Bermuda

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Morning Post

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)
from recently arrived steamer


Source Information:

Record ID:

12728

Source:

Print

Author:

John Mitchel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Jail Journal

Place of Publication:

Dublin

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

36

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 36, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12728, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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