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Record Number: 12732


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Two other volumes of the same Library, to wit: "Palestine", edited by Dr Russell, and "Persia", by Frazer, I have also read diligently, not without many wry faces - and find them to be of the same indigestible material.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 14 Jul 1848 and 2 Sep 1848

Country:

Bermuda

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: on board "Dromedary Hulk", 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:

Frazer (ed.)

Title:

[Persia]

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

part/ a volume of the "Family Library"

Provenance

borrowed (other)
library on board the hulk


Source Information:

Record ID:

12732

Source:

Print

Author:

John Mitchel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Jail Journal

Place of Publication:

Dublin

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

61-62

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 61-62, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12732, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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