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The monthly monitor and philanthropic museum : Volume1 2

Books, Manuscripts
Haddington : George Miller and Son, 1815
352p : ill.
Volume 1 covers Nos. I-VI January-June 1815.The title page describes the publication as: a cheap repository for hints, suggestions, facts, and discoveries, interesting to humanity; and for papers of every description, having a tendency o prevent the commission of crimes, counteract the baneful effects of pernicious sentiments and bad example; encourage a spirit of industry, economy, and frugality among the middling and laborious classes; and promote the religious, moral, intellectual and physical condition of man: In the construction of which, dueattention has been paid to blend useful information with rational entertainment, and the sober dictates of reason with the more alluding lessons of prudence and experience, so as to render it at once a pleasing and useful miscellany calculated to regalethe drooping spirits of declining years, improve the leisure hours of middle age, and attract and excite the attention of youth to subjects of real utility and importance.Book plate pasted inside the front cover reads East Lothian District Council Local History Centre. Presented to the Centre by the East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists' Society.Includes index.
Index terms:
PoetryEssaysObituariesEdinburgh Lunatic AsylumEast Linton Savings Bank
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