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Record 26767

Reading Experience:

'Some months since I joined with other literary folks in subscribing a petition for a pension to Mrs. G- of L-n which we thought was a tribute merited by her works as an authoress and in my opinion much more by the firmness and elasticity of mind with which she had borne a succession of great domestic calamity.' Footnote: Mrs Anne Grant, widow of minister of Laggan, and author of Letters from the Moutain, Superstitions of the Highlands, and Memoirs of a Highland Lady.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 30 Nov 1825
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:Walter Scott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 Aug 1771
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist, poet and lawyer.
Religion: n/a
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: Anne Grant
Title: Memoirs of a Highland Lady
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26767  
Source - Print  
  Author: Walter Scott
  Editor: W.E.K. Anderson
  Title: The Journal of Sir Walter Scott
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 26-27
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W.E.K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Edinburgh, 1998), p. 26-27,, accessed: 21 May 2024

Additional comments:

Diary entry for Wednesday 30 November 1825.



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