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Record Number: 26591


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Wednesday, 5 April 1826: 'Read Clapperton's journey and Denman's [sic] into Bornou -- very entertaining and less botheration about mineralogy botany and so forth than usual. Pity Africa picks up so many brave men however.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

5 Apr 1826

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Abbotsford

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:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Major Denham, Captain Clapperton, and Doctor Oudney

Title:

Narrative of Travels in Northern and Central Africa in 1822, 1823, and 1834 [sic in source]

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1826

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26591

Source:

Print

Author:

Walter Scott

Editor:

W. E. K. Anderson

Title:

The Journal of Sir Walter Scott

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1972

Vol:

n/a

Page:

125-126

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 125-126, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26591, accessed: 25 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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