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Record Number: 108


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read with sad interest the references to your brother's battery in the 'Times' this morning.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

22 Sep 1880

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: 14 Victoria Square, Grosvenor Gardens, S.W.

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:

Margaret Oliphant

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

4 Apr 1828

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer and critic

Religion:

Free Church

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Times, The

Genre:

newspaper

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

108

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Editor:

Annie Coghill

Title:

Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant

Place of Publication:

Leicester

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

293

Additional Comments:

Letter of 22 September [1880], presumably to Mr. W. Blackwood

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 293, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=108, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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