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Record Number: 13098


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Conversion of convict J- V-; when came on board the ship he was a convinced socialist, and when appointed school teacher he wanted to use the position to convince others, but he changed: 'As a teacher, he was most useful to me, and most exemplary. He became a diligent student of the Bible, and of other devotional books. He appeared to grow in grace as well as in knowledge.'

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 in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

J V

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

convict

Religion:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (institution library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

13098

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:

120-122

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Colin Arrott Browning, The Convict Ship (London, 1844), p. 120-122, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13098, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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