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Record Number: 12804


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'To my utter amazement, I had a letter to-day from Patrick O'Donohue, who has been permitted to live in the city of Hobart Town, informing me that he has established a newspaper called the "Irish Exile", enclosing me a copy of the last number, and proposing that [italics] I should join him [close italics] in the concern. ...The thing is a hideous absurdity altogether: but I am glad to learn that none of my friends takes anything to do with it; though I suppose it assumes to be a sort of "organ" for them.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

8 Apr 1850

Country:

Australia (Van Diemen's Land)

Time

evening

Place:

city: Hobart Town
county: Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land)
other location: on board the "Neptune", in Hobart Town harbour

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:

Patrick O'Donohue (editor)

Title:

Irish Exile

Genre:

Politics, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

published in Hobart Town

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12804

Source:

Print

Author:

John Mitchel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Jail Journal

Place of Publication:

Dublin

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

227

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 227, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12804, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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