Melvilliana: THE WHALE in Liverpool: Past the wrecks of Woke academia, Melvilliana sails on...
Hahahaha. Kevin J. Hayes playing catch-up in Notes and Queries documents the early notice of Moby-Dick in the Liverpool Albion:
Kevin J Hayes, E. B. Neill and Moby-Dick, Notes and Queries, 2022;, gjac100, https://doi.org/10.1093/notesj/gjac100
Advance article just published yesterday, but last year's news on Melvilliana!