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Record 27312

Reading Experience:

Received a letter from Sir W. Knighton mentioning that the King acquiesced in my proposal that Constable's Miscellany should be dedicated to him.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 7 Dec 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: Archibald Constable
Title: Constable's Miscellany of Original and Selected Publications in the Various Departments of Literature, the Sciences, & the Arts
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism, Geography / Travel, Natural history, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27312  
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: 34
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W.E.K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Edinburgh, 1998), p. 34,, accessed: 02 June 2023

Additional comments:

Diary entry for Wednesday, 7 December 1825.



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