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Record 2527

Reading Experience:

'My dear Willie, I am glad the Pall Mall has noticed the article & I approve of the Advert... We dined at Mount Melville last night. Col. Moncrieff & his wife - He was raving about the Battle of Dorking & never read anything in his life so good or like the reality...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 5 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:Colonel Moncrieff
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Soldier
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: 2527  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Blackwood
  Title: Letters
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS 4270
  Page/folio: 185

Citation: John Blackwood, Letters National Library of Scotland, p. MS 4270, p. 185,, accessed: 04 March 2024

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