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Record Number: 12807


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Yesterday I saw in one of the Van Diemen's Land papers, an extract from some London periodical, in which, as usual, great credit is given to the "Government" for their indulgence and clemency to the Irish prisoners. Now, the truth is, the exceptions which are made in our case to the ordinary treatment of real convicts, are all exceptions against [italics] us.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

25 Aug 1851

Country:

Australia (Van Diemen's Land)

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bothwell
county: Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land)
specific address: New Cottage
location in dwelling: at home

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:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Politics, Law

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12807

Source:

Print

Author:

John Mitchel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Jail Journal

Place of Publication:

Dublin

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

261

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 261, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12807, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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