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Record Number: 23467


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'After tea I went to the Yorick Club & read the papers. In the Evening Herald was a remarkable circular from the Solicitor General to the Honorary Magistrates in which was pointed out that it had become known some of the magistrates had received payment for the performance of their honorary duties & that this was highly improper Of course the magistrates as a whole were "highly honorable men" but some were not the "clean potato" & this circular was just a warning, that any magistrate taking "tip" & being found out would be kicked out of the Commission without delay, really a remarkable circular & highly flattering to the "great unpaid".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

30 Sep 1870

Country:

Australia

Time

evening

Place:

city: Melbourne
other location: Yorick Club

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 Buckley Castieau

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 May 1831

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Prison Governor

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Australia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Evening Herald

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

23467

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

John Buckley Castieau

Title:

Diaries

Location:

National Library of Australia

Call No:

NLA MS 2218

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

John Buckley Castieau, Diaries National Library of Australia, p. NLA MS 2218, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23467, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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