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Record Number: 17613


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I found the proof of ?John Knox? waiting me here, and have despatched it.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

18 Oct 1874

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Edinburgh
specific address: 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 (wavering)

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:

?John Knox and his Relations with Women??

Genre:

Other religious, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Proof copy.

Publication Details

The first of RLS?s 2 essays on the subject of John Knox and women, which would be published in Macmillan?s Magazine in September and October 1875.

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

17613

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Editor:

Bradford A. Booth

Title:

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

Place of Publication:

New Haven and London

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

2

Page:

61

Additional Comments:

Letter 322, To Sidney Colvin, Monday [19 October 1874]. Co-editor Ernest Mehew. 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-July 1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 61, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17613, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

P 60, note 1, says that RLS arrived home on Sunday 18 October.

   
   
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