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William Tennant


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William Tennant : Indian recreations: consisting of strictures on the domestic and rural economy of the Mahommedans and Hindoos, by the Rev. William Tennant

[Marginalia]: two ms items: (1) A full page sketch entitled "Indian Recreations" - a play on the title? It appears to show a rather crumpled East India Company employee, feet on table, flask and glass in front and smoking a hookah. (2) ms note follows the end of the dedication "... & guilty of / plagerising; but .../ of the unfortunate case of the/ author whose from this ... / and rather dull he is/ only doomed to oblivion".

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: John Drummond Erskine      Print: Book


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