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Record Number: 17426


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'You did not mean me to return your story? I hope not - I shall soon be able to say it by heart - how I envy you! I would give Shandy and my pearl necklace to be able to write such an other - but that I shall never be!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 17 Dec 1822 and 8 Jan 1823

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Haddington
specific address: Family home

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:

n/a

Occupation:

N/A

Religion:

Christian

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:

Thomas Carlyle

Title:

Cruthers and Johnson

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Sheet

Publication Details

Story by Thomas Carlyle. Later published anonymously in Frasers Magazine January 1831.

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

17426

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Baillie Welsh

Editor:

CR Sanders

Title:

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

Place of Publication:

Durham, North Carolina

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

263 - 4

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jane Baillie Welsh, CR Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 2, p. 263 - 4, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17426, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle dated 8th January 1823. Pages 262 - 265 in this edition. Estimated date range based on Carlyle's letter of 16th December in which he mentions sending it to her, and the date of this letter.

   
   
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