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Record 2519

Reading Experience:

'[...] how extremely sorry I am for your great loss in Mr. Henderson. I saw a mention of him [Mr. Henderson] in the Athenaeum last Saturday with the greatest regret'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 23 Dec 1893 and 30 Dec 1893
Country: England
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: n/a
Genre: Ephemera, obituary
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper, Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2519  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Title: Letter to Blackwood, 30 Dec 1893
  Location: National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive
  Call no: MS 4605 (1893)
  Page/folio: 191-92

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Letter to Blackwood, 30 Dec 1893 National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive, p. MS 4605 (1893), p. 191-92,, accessed: 30 November 2022

Additional comments:



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