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Record Number: 17498


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'If you have heard no news lately from the south, it will be fresh intelligence for you that Lawson had a call to Selkirk, which as I learn from this day's newspaper (after his opinion faintly declared to the contrary) the Synod compelled him to decline.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Sep 1823

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Nr. Dunkeld
county: Perthshire
specific address: Kinnaird House

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:

Thomas Carlyle

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Dec 1795

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer / Academic

Religion:

Lapsed Calvinist

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:

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Newspaper

Form of Text:

Print: NewspaperManuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17498

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carlyle

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:

437

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 2, p. 437, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17498, accessed: 22 April 2024


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from TC to James Johnston dated 21 September 1823, written at Kinnaird House. Pages 435 - 438 in this edition. Editor's note states that he is referring to Andrew Lawson. See also Carlyle's letter to JAC, dated 29 March 1820.

   
   
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