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Record Number: 2519


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[...] how extremely sorry I am for your great loss in Mr. Henderson. I saw a mention of him [Mr. Henderson] in the Athenaeum last Saturday with the greatest regret'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 23 Dec 1893 and 30 Dec 1893

Country:

England

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Ephemera, obituary

Form of Text:

Print: Advertisement, Newspaper, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2519

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Title:

Letter to Blackwood, 30 Dec 1893

Location:

National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive

Call No:

MS 4605 (1893)

Page/Folio:

191-92

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Letter to Blackwood, 30 Dec 1893 National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive, p. MS 4605 (1893), p. 191-92, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2519, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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