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Record 2509

Reading Experience:

'Miss Hutchison Stirling is I believe about to submit to you a little story which I read at her request some time ago and in which I thought there was great promise especially in one character.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 1892
Country: n/a
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 Oliphant
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Apr 1828
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist and Critic
Religion: Free Church
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Amelia Hutchison Stirling
Title: Monsieur le Comte
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Book in MS
Publication details: published May 1895
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 2509  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Title: Letter to Henderson 14 April 1892
  Location: National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive
  Call no: MS 4592 (1892)
  Page/folio: 62-3

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Letter to Henderson 14 April 1892 National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive, p. MS 4592 (1892), p. 62-3,, accessed: 30 November 2022

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