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Record 23138

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The following particulars relating to a poor woman named Amelia Roberts, who has hanged for robbing her master's house, are so instructive both to masters and servants... The facts stated were communicated by her to two of the ladies of the Newgate Association who visited her ... [in the gaol in Monmouth] Conscience was there aroused from its long slumber. She met with a little book which recalled to her memory the instructions she had received from Lady E.K., and the feelings thus excited were, through the overruling power and grace of God, confirmed and strengthened'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Monmouth
other location: prison
   
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:Amelia Roberts
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: former servant, prisoner
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23138  
Source - Print  
  Author: Matilda Wrench
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1852
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 13
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Matilda Wrench, Visits to female prisoners at home and abroad (London, 1852), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23138, accessed: 22 February 2024

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