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Record 3523

Reading Experience:

'Dear Mr. Prothero, Did you see the Morning Post of last Wednesday or Thursday? The headlines ran: "British Spy in the Kiel Canal" and then they proceed to give my name and quotations.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 19 Oct 1916 and 26 Oct 1916
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: Ludlow
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:J.M. de Beaufort
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: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Article in the Morning Post entitled 'British Spy in the Kiel Canal'
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: In the Morning Post October 1916
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 3523  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: J.M. de Beaufort
  Title: Correspondence from various correspondents with Prothero
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: John Murray Archive, MS 472B
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: J.M. de Beaufort, Correspondence from various correspondents with Prothero National Library of Scotland, p. John Murray Archive, MS 472B,, accessed: 21 January 2022

Additional comments:

This letter is in a folder in the John Murray Archive, of correspondents with Prothero with surnames DEB to GWY. All letters are loose. The NLS was, at the time of writing, in the process of recataloguing the John Murray Archive. All MS call numbers should therefore be checked at source.



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