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Record 2510

Reading Experience:

'Is it right to ask who was the author of a very short contribution called I think Tea at the farm, or some such name? ["Tea at the Mains", by Harriette Cheape] It was exceedingly good and true.'
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: Harriette Cheape
Title: Tea at the Mains
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: published Feb 92, Blackwood's Magazine
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2510  
  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: 01 December 2023

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