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Record 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, workmates)
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/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10798, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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