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Record Number: 2510


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Is it right to ask who was the author of a very short contribution called I think Tea at the farm, or some such name? ["Tea at the Mains", by Harriette Cheape] It was exceedingly good and true.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 1892

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:

Margaret Oliphant

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

4 Apr 1828

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist and Critic

Religion:

Free Church

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:

Harriette Cheape

Title:

Tea at the Mains

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

published Feb 92, Blackwood's Magazine

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2510

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Title:

Letter to Henderson 14 April 1892

Location:

National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive

Call No:

MS 4592 (1892)

Page/Folio:

62-3

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Letter to Henderson 14 April 1892 National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive, p. MS 4592 (1892), p. 62-3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2510, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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