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Record Number: 12756


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Dawdling over Keightley's history of the war in Greece, compiled out of all the newspapers and all the memoirs. Full enough of incident certainly; for the author seems to give different versions of the same event as so many different transactions, and he ruthlessly kills more Greeks in the course of this war than there have been in all Greece at one time since the days of Philopoemen not to speak of incredible multitudes of Turks, whom he generally slays at least thrice.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 15 Jan 1849 and 1 Feb 1849

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:

Thomas Keightley

Title:

History of the War of Independence in Greece

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
perhaps borrowed from library on prison hulk?


Source Information:

Record ID:

12756

Source:

Print

Author:

John Mitchel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Jail Journal

Place of Publication:

Dublin

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

119

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 119, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12756, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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