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Record Number: 34490


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Then went to Ismal's house. The woman with whom he is living (and who wants to be baptized), though very unwell under the effects of a 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 Ismal's 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:

city: Port Louis
specific address: Ismal's house

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:

Listener:

[Woman living with Ismal]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Unknown

Country of Origin:

Mauritius

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:

34490

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=34490, accessed: 18 January 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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