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Record 18936

Reading Experience:

'I have received the foregoing little poem from a townsman of your's which I think so good I transmit it to you for insertion in the Juvenile Keepsake and hope you will oblige me by giving it a place'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 27 Jul 1830
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Altrive Lake
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: author / farmer
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: Mr Brooks
Title: [poem]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: not known if published
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18936  
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: 393
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 393,, accessed: 24 April 2024

Additional comments:

Letter to Thomas Roscoe, editor of the Juvenile Keepsake annual. Mr Brooks (whom editors think is likely author) was Hogg's lodger.



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