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Record 11573

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In the forenoon read Liardets book on Seamanship, so as to prepare myself for the duties of 1st Lieut which I expect will only come too soon.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 16 Dec 1857
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: other location: on board HMS Pelorus
   
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 1831
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Lieutenant Royal Navy
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Francis Liardet
Title: Professional Recollections on points of Seamanship, Discipline, etc.
Genre: Conduct books, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1849
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11573  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Albert H.W. Battiscombe
  Title: Journal of H.M.S Pelorus 21, August 1st 1857 to March 11th 1859
  Location: Royal Naval Museum
  Call no: 1976/110(1)
  Page/folio: p. 49

Citation: Albert H.W. Battiscombe, Journal of H.M.S Pelorus 21, August 1st 1857 to March 11th 1859 Royal Naval Museum, p. 1976/110(1), p. p. 49, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11573, accessed: 06 February 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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