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Record Number: 17483


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Tell me - did you write the critic [critique] on his [Edward Irving's] book, which appeared in the Sunday Times - I had not read two sentences of it till I said to myself "this is He" do not forget to tell me - I shall be disappointed if I find I have mistaken your style -'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Jul 1823

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: "Hell"

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:

Anon

Title:

Review of Edward Irving's The Orations and the Arguments For Judgment To Come

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: NewspaperManuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17483

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:

417

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. 417, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17483, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle dated 19 August 1823 written at "Hell" (I am unable to find what this is short for). Pages 415 - 418 in this edition. Estimated date range based on day of this letter (Tuesday 19th) and the previous Sunday).

   
   
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