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Record Number: 23967


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In the Argus of this morning was published Jardine Smith's Leader on the Gaol. It commenced with an Apology for a previous article which had been inserted which the present one acknowledged had been written on incorrect information. It then pointed out the defects of the Gaol system owing to want of accommodation & then went in to give credit for what was done to make the best of things. Altogether the article was a very favorable one & one judiciously written so as not to tread upon the toes of any one but David Blair the writer of the first article that the Editor published.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

16 May 1874

Country:

Australia

Time

morning

Place:

city: Melbourne

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:

n/a

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:

Argus

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

23967

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=23967, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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