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Record 18937

Reading Experience:

[Hogg is enclosing his 'Adventures of Colonel Peter Aston'] 'No body ever saw it but Dr Moir (Delta) who read it and will recognize it at first sight but as it is likely he will be of the fraternity I hope this will be no objection' [Hogg wants the story to appear in The Club Book]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 11 Dec 1830
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:David Macbeth Moir
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1798
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: 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: James Hogg
Title: 'Adventures of Colonel Peter Aston, The'
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18937  
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: 416
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 416,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:

Letter to Andrew Picken, 'The Club Book's' editor. Moir wrote poetry for 'Blackwood's'



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