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Record 385

Reading Experience:

"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, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Charles Tomlinson
Title: Introduction to the Study of Natural Philosophy
Genre: Philosophy, Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 385  
  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. ?,, accessed: 04 June 2023

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