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Record Number: 26857


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Saturday, 18 April 1829: 'In the evening I heard Anne read Mr. Peel's excellent bill on the police of the Metropolis which goes to disband the whole generation of Dogberry and Verges.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

18 Apr 1829

Country:

Scotland

Time

evening

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:

Anne Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

Walter Scott


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Sir Robert Peel's Parliamentary Bill for metropolitan police force

Genre:

Politics, Law

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26857

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:

549

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 549, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26857, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

Not clear whether reader was Scott's daughter Anne, or his niece of the same name.

   
   
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