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Record 18927

Reading Experience:

'My two articles in your work has [sic] been very much praised in this country. Prof. Wilson said in a very large public company that "The Cameronian's Tale" was "not only better than any of Sir Walter's in the Keepsake but that it had ten times more merit than them all put together"'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1828 and 31 Dec 1828
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:John Wilson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1785
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: attorney / editor
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: James Hogg
Title: 'Cameronian Preacher's Tale, The'
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book, Serial / periodical
Publication details: published in Allan Cunningham's 'Anniversary' for 1828
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18927  
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: 321
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 321,, accessed: 06 June 2023

Additional comments:

Wilson was 'Christopher North'. Letter from Hogg to Allan Cunningham.



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