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Record 13380

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I perused your theorems with some attention. They are well worthy of a place in the Courier - though not for the purpose you mention. Mr Johnston, if I mistake not, is a small gentleman, whom it would be no honour to demolish.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 5 Oct 1817 and 20 Nov 1817
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Kirkcaldy (probably)
   
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: Teacher, author
Religion: Lapsed Calvinist
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Mitchell
Title: 'theorems'
Genre: Mathematics
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13380  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carlyle
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Carlyle
  Place of Publication: Durham
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 1
  Page: 113
  Additional comments: Letter to Robert Mitchell

Citation: Thomas Carlyle, The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Carlyle (Durham, 1970), 1, p. 113, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13380, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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