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Record Number: 24274


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Walter Scott to John Wilson Croker, 26 March 1826: 'I enclose a letter for your funny namesake and kinsman, whose work entertains me very much.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1826 and 26 Mar 1826

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Walter Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

T. Crofton Croker

Title:

Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland (vol. 1)

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Geography / Travel, Astrology / alchemy / occult, mythology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1826

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24274

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Louis L. Jennings

Title:

The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of The Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.,D., F.R.S.

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1884

Vol:

1

Page:

319 and n.

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Louis L. Jennings (ed.), The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of The Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.,D., F.R.S. (London, 1884), 1, p. 319 and n., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24274, accessed: 18 April 2024


Additional Comments:

Text and author identified in note on p.319 in source.

   
   
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