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Record Number: 13097


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Confession of invalid convict George Day: 'I hope I prayed but found little peace, until I heard the doctor pressing on our attention the words of God, contained in the third chapter of John, verse thirty-six, and the fifth chapter, verse twenty fourth. I could scarcely believe it to be true at the time, for it seemed as though a voice spoke to me "He that believeth in the son have everlasting life". I was astonished!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 5 Oct 1842 and 31 Dec 1842

Country:

At sea, on voyage to Australia (Van Diemen's Land)

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: on board convict ship, the Earl Grey

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Colin Arrott Browning

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Naval Surgeon

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

At sea, on voyage to Australia (Van Diemen's Land)

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

convicts on board the ship, Earl Grey, in particular, convict George Day


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

13097

Source:

Print

Author:

Colin Arrott Browning

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Convict Ship

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1844

Vol:

n/a

Page:

111

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Colin Arrott Browning, The Convict Ship (London, 1844), p. 111, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13097, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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