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Record 575

Reading Experience:

I had half a mind, on reading a paper about the Poor Laws in Austria in your Magazine, to send you a sketch of Dr Chalmers's great experiment in Glasgow, which I think a very fine thing indeed, and which has fallen out of recollection.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: Feb 1893
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Nice
specific address: Villa La Tour, Mount Boron
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:Margaret Oliphant
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Apr 1828
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist and Critic
Religion: Free Church
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: [a paper on the Poor Laws in Austria]
Genre: Geography / Travel, Politics, Law
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper, Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 575  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie (Mrs Harry) Coghill
  Title: The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 396
  Additional comments: Letter from Oliphant to Mr Craik, 17 February [1893]

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie (Mrs Harry) Coghill (ed.), The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 396,, accessed: 30 November 2023

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