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Record 20679

Reading Experience:

'Pray read "Tales of my Landlord". They are charming. I think there can be no doubt but that they are written by the Author of "Waverley" altho' it is not avow'd who that is. If it is not Walter Scott it is marvellous. I saw a gentleman the other day who told me that he had seen the manuscript in America in the hands of Walter Scott's Brother who there avow'd himself the Author'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 17 Dec 1816
Country: America
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: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: America
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: a gentleman known to Anne Romilly


Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: Tales of my Landlord
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ
shown by Walter Scott's brother


Source Information:

Record ID: 20679  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Romilly
  Editor: Samuel Henry Romilly
  Title: Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1936
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 161
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 161,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:



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