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Record 2522

Reading Experience:

'I am much mistaken if the appearance of the article 'The Battle of Dorking' does not mark an epoch in the history of the Magazine. Nothing so good has appeared for years. In your place, I should print it as a pamphlet, and circulate it everywhere.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 3 May 1871
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:G.C. Swayne
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George T Chesney
Title: Battle of Dorking
Genre: Essays / Criticism, History
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Blackwood's Magazine
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2522  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: G.C. Swayne
  Title: Letters
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS 4282
  Page/folio: 264-5

Citation: G.C. Swayne, Letters National Library of Scotland, p. MS 4282, p. 264-5,, accessed: 04 December 2023

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