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Record Number: 388


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"I have been reading lately 'Natural Philosophy' by Tomlinson and Sir John Herschel, and am now reading the 'Chemistry of Creation' by Dr Ellis."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

24 Nov 1860

Country:

New Zealand

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Waitara Camp, near Taranaki
other location: military camp

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:

Albert Battiscombe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Lieutenant, Royal Navy

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

New Zealand

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Herschel

Title:

A preliminary discourse on the study of Natural Ph

Genre:

Philosophy, Science

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

388

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Albert Battiscombe

Title:

Journal Kept During the Maori Wars, 1860-1

Location:

Dorset Record Office

Call No:

D. 239: F14

Page/Folio:

?

Citation:

Albert Battiscombe, Journal Kept During the Maori Wars, 1860-1 Dorset Record Office, p. D. 239: F14, p. ?, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=388, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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