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Record Number: 34474


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Then went to Ismalís house. The woman with whom he is living (and who wants to be baptized), though very unwell under the effects of fever, came out of her house and sat in the yard to hear us. I read to her and to Narramsamy, (a man living in Ismalís house) the first ten verses of the fifth chapter of Matthew and spoke to them for more than half-an-hour.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

9 Jan 1855

Country:

Mauritius

Time

morning

Place:

specific address: Ismal's house

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

David Fenn

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1 Jan 1826

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Clergyman

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

India

Country of Experience:

Mauritius

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

Bible (Matthew)

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

34474

Source:

Print

Author:

Patrick Beaton

Editor:

James Nisbet

Title:

Creoles and Coolies; or Five Years in Mauritius

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1859

Vol:

n/a

Page:

212

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Patrick Beaton, James Nisbet (ed.), Creoles and Coolies; or Five Years in Mauritius, (London, 1859), p. 212, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=34474, accessed: 24 January 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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