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Record 6339

Reading Experience:

'In the day read part of some "Monitors" lent me by Mr Calverley, but which paper the author endeavours to point out the only way to restore this nation to its former strength and dignity, which is by suppressing vice and immorality and encouraging virtue and merit.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 7 Dec 1757
Country: England
Time: daytime: 'this day'
Place: city: East Hoathly
county: Sussex
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:Thomas Turner
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 9 Jun 1729
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: shopkeeper
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: The Monitor; or the British Freeholder
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 1755-1763
Provenance: borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 6339  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Turner
  Editor: David Vaisey
  Title: The Diary of Thomas Turner
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 126
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Diary of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1984), p. 126,, accessed: 23 February 2024

Additional comments:



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