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Record 6495

Reading Experience:

'After I came home, I read part of "The London Magazine" for October, as also a poor empty piece of tautology called "A Series Advice to the Public to Avoid the Danger of Inoculation", in which he says a physician can only know and be the proper person to perform the operation, and that a surgeon can know nothing about it.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 4 Nov 1758
Country: England
Time: evening: after 7pm
Place: city: East Hoathly
county: Sussex
location in dwelling: home
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:

Author: anon
Title: A Serious Address to the Public, concerning the most probable means of avoiding the dangers of innoculation
Genre: Medicine
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: 1758
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6495  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Turner
  Editor: David Vaisey
  Title: The Dairy of Thomas Turner
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 166
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Dairy of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1984), p. 166,, accessed: 02 June 2023

Additional comments:



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