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Record Number: 17421


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Many thanks. I have received the 15 quid, and the "Portfolio" proof.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 21 Jul 1874

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Swanston
specific address: Swanston Cottage, Lothianburn, Edinburgh and 17 Heriot Row

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:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

13 Nov 1850

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Aspiring writer and intermittent law student

Religion:

Church of Scotland

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Title:

Notes on the Movements of Young Children.

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Proof copy of RLS?s essay

Publication Details

The essay would be published in Portfolio for August 1874 (see Letters, p. 25, n.1).

Provenance

borrowed (other)
Author's proof copy.


Source Information:

Record ID:

17421

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Editor:

Bradford A. Booth

Title:

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879

Place of Publication:

New Haven and London

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

2

Page:

36

Additional Comments:

Co-editor Ernest Mehew. p. 36, Letter 299, To Sidney Colvin, [21 July 1874]. The date in square brackets has been added by the editors.

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 36, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17421, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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