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Record Number: 20525


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Did you see in the newspaper that W.S. has avowed himself the author of "Waverley" etc.? He said at a public meeting that the secret had been remarkably well kept, considering above twenty people knew it, [italics] one [end italics] of whom, to say truth, is now writing to you'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 27 Feb 1827

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Ditton Park

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:

Louisa, Lady Stuart

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Aug 1757

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20525

Source:

Print

Author:

Louisa Stuart

Editor:

R. Brimley Johnson

Title:

Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart, The

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1926

Vol:

n/a

Page:

224

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Louisa Stuart, R. Brimley Johnson (ed.), Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart, The (London, 1926), p. 224, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20525, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Letter to Louisa Clinton.

   
   
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