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Record Number: 12764


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'27th - I have just had a visit from two American ship-captains, whose vessels lie here. They approached me most reverentially, gave me some fine language, and very probably took notes of me. NB: So they did. I have just read in the Dublin "Freeman's Journal", the account which these worthy skippers gave of their interview. Bothwell, V.D.L., 12 August 1850.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

12 Aug 1850

Country:

Australia (Van Diemen's Land)

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bothwell
county: Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land)

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:

Australia (Van Diemen's Land)

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Freeman's Journal

Genre:

Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12764

Source:

Print

Author:

John Mitchel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Jail Journal

Place of Publication:

Dublin

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

157

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 157, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12764, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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