Quotes from Past, No. 1: ‘The Ant’, 10th February 1827

The Ant: A Periodical Paper Published in Glasgow during the Years 1826 and 1827

No. VI – Saturday, 10th February, 1827, page 47, ‘The Heron Correspondence No. V’:

“The theatre remained closed for a few nights after, till Mr. Knowles, with his fine band of “ingenuous youths”, came forward and delivered a Series of Readings for the benefit of one of the noblest charities of Glasgow – the Catholic schools. It was altogether a delightful evening’s entertainment, and most fashionably attended, the benevolent and exalted President of the Society honouring it with the presence of himself and family.”