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Record 16581

Reading Experience:

'Have you seen Dr Ures notice of Leslie's Meteorology, in Brande's Journal? Some one shewed it to me and it seemed a very unpalatable morsel: I know not whether you will care for i[t].'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1822 and 6 Nov 1822
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
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, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Andrew Ure
Title: Review of 'Description of Instruments, Designed for Extending and Improving Meteorological Observations' (1820)
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Science
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodicalManuscript: Letter
Publication details: Quarterly Journal of Science and the Arts, XXVII (October 1822), 172 - 85
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16581  
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: 2
  Page: 195
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 2, p. 195,, accessed: 05 June 2023

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from Thomas Carlyle to Alexander Galloway dated 6th November 1822, written at 3 Moray Street. Pages 193 - 196 in this edition. Dates of reading experience are estimate based on date of this letter and the date of the periodical's publication.



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