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Record 18914

Reading Experience:

'It is amazing how many clever things are written about the embarrassments of the country there has one appeared in Blackwood and another in the weekly journal which I cannot but admire'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 22 Feb 1826 and 4 Mar 1826
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Altrive
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:James Hogg
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Nov 1770
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: farmer / author
Religion: n/a
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: Walter Scott
Title: [letters in ] Edinburgh Weekly Journal
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: February 22nd and March 1st issues
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18914  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Hogg
  Editor: Gillian Hughes
  Title: Collected Letters of James Hogg, The
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: II
  Page: 240
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 240,, accessed: 24 September 2023

Additional comments:

Letter to Walter Scott. Probably a reference to Scott's 'Malachi Malagrowther' letters on 'The Currency'.



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