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Record Number: 10798


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'One of your brothers was brought to a liking of reading by my putting some Books which I had told amusing stories out of, in a place where they were difficultly come at and desiring that none of you might be allowed to spoil my books with your dirty Thumbs while I was abroad. He read them in a few daies [sic] and has continued to be fond of reading ever since.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1730 and 31 Dec 1739

Country:

Scotland

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:

Alexander Monro

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1697

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Professor of Anatomy Edinburgh University (1720-1758)

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

his children


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

10798

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

P.A.G. Monro

Title:

Alexander Monro (Primus) The Professor's Daughter: An Essay on Female Conduct, 1739.

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

119

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

P.A.G. Monro (ed.), Alexander Monro (Primus) The Professor's Daughter: An Essay on Female Conduct, 1739. (Cambridge, 1995), p. 119, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10798, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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