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Record Number: 19956


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am very curious to see Mrs Montagu's catalogue of duties: so take care that you do not light your pipe with the letter. I have heard from the "noble Lady" again, and written again - She will surely be satisfied that there is no worm of disappointment preying on my damask cheek; for I have told her in luminous EngLIsh that my heart is not in England but in Annandale!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 14 Jun 1825 and 3 Jul 1825

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:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

Daughter of doctor

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:

Mrs Montagu

Title:

Letter dated 13 June

Genre:

Letter

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

19956

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:

3

Page:

343-344

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), 3, p. 343-344, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19956, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle dated 3 July 1825, written at Haddington. Pages 342-345 in this edition. Dates of reading experience based on date of this letter to TC and the letter from Mrs Montagu, dated 13 June (as given in Editor's notes).

   
   
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