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Record Number: 575


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I had half a mind, on reading a paper about the Poor Laws in Austria in your Magazine, to send you a sketch of Dr Chalmers's great experiment in Glasgow, which I think a very fine thing indeed, and which has fallen out of recollection.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: Feb 1893

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Nice
specific address: Villa La Tour, Mount Boron

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:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

[a paper on the Poor Laws in Austria]

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Politics, Law

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper, Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

575

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Editor:

Annie (Mrs Harry) Coghill

Title:

The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant

Place of Publication:

Leicester

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

396

Additional Comments:

Letter from Oliphant to Mr Craik, 17 February [1893]

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Annie (Mrs Harry) Coghill (ed.), The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 396, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=575, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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