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Record 16580

Reading Experience:

'I have just this instant finished the O'Meara - and have no time to write. You quite distress me by sending me so many books-'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Nov 1822 and 7 Nov 1822
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Haddington
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:Jane Baillie Welsh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Jul 1801
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Amateur writer
Occupation: Amateur writer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Barry Edward O'Meara
Title: Napoleon in Exile; or, A Voice from Saint-Helena
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book, Volume 2 of 2Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: First published 1822 (2 volumes)
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 16580  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Baillie Welsh
  Editor: C R Sanders
  Title: The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
  Place of Publication: Durham, North Carolina
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 193
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jane Baillie Welsh, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 2, p. 193,, accessed: 22 August 2019

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle dated early November 1822 (by Editor). Page 193 in this edition. This is the second volume of O'Meara's work - see RED ref 16551 for her reference to reading the first. See also Carlyle's letter 28th October 1822 in which he refers to his intention to getting her the second volume.



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