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Record Number: 28594


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have read your Anim. Magnetism, and think it among the best in the Number; worthy indeed of a far better place. I durst bet, the Blacks have not paid you yet: they are among the worst payers in existence.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1829 and 5 Jan 1830

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

Dumfries
Craigenputtoch

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:

Thomas Carlyle

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Dec 1795

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer / Academic

Religion:

Lapsed Calvinist

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:

John A. Carlyle

Title:

'Animal Magnetism'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodicalUnknown

Publication Details

Published in Foreign Review, 1829 or 1830 (See notes)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28594

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carlyle

Editor:

C. R. Sanders

Title:

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

Place of Publication:

Durham, North Carolina

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

5

Page:

56

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carlyle, C. R. Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 5, p. 56, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28594, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from TC to John A. Carlyle, dated 5th January 1830, written at Craigenputtoch, Dumfries. Pages 53-57 in this edition. Editor gives date of publication here as Foreign Review, V, 1830 - but there is also a reference to it in the notes to TC's letter to JAC of 18th September 1830, in which it is referred to as December 1829. Date range is an estimate based on date of this letter and date of the earlier possible publication date.

   
   
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