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Record 23052

Reading Experience:

'Our mother started with joy at the sight of 'great fall in Tea' printed in the last newspaper, at the head of an advertisement by, I think, one Melrose in South-Bd street Edinr: if you can get a quarter of a pound [pack?]ed in next time (about 1/6 worth) you may send it.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 18 Mar 1826
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:Margaret Carlyle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: N/A
Religion: Calvinist
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:

Title: Advertisement for Tea
Genre: Ephemera, Advert in newspaper
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 23052  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carlyle
  Editor: CR Sanders
  Title: The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
  Place of Publication: Durham, North Carolina
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 4
  Page: 66
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carlyle, CR Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 4, p. 66,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from TC to John A. Carlyle, dated 31 March 1826, written at Hoddam Hill. Pages 65-66 in this edition.



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