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Dr. John Moore, 1729-1802

by Henry L Fulton | 24 December 2014
Category: Literary Biography
This book is the first biography of Scottish-born physician John Moore. Here, Henry L. Fulton recounts Moore's childhood, education, and medical training in Glasgow and abroad; discusses his marriage, family, and friendships (particularly with Tobias Smollett); and depicts his professional practice in the north. The narrative uncovers Moore's transformative experience accompanying a young nobleman on the Grand Tour through Europe and provides a detailed account of the journey's highlights and difficulties. When Moore returns, he moves his family to London to begin a second career in literature and to acquire patronage for his sons' professions. In this biography Fulton covers not only Moore's publications but also discusses his circle of friends among nobility, politicians, artists, and others. Also discussed is Moore's involvement in the French Revolution, his correspondence with Robert Burns, and his strained family relationships. Additionally presented here is new information regarding Moore's finances drawn from archival records in Glasgow and Edinburgh and his bank ledgers in London.
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This book is the first biography of Scottish-born physician John Moore. Here, Henry L. Fulton recounts Moore's childhood, education, and medical training in Glasgow and abroad; discusses his marriage, family, and friendships (particularly with Tobias Smollett); and depicts his professional practice in the north. The narrative uncovers Moore's transformative experience accompanying a young nobleman on the Grand Tour through Europe and provides a detailed account of the journey's highlights and difficulties. When Moore returns, he moves his family to London to begin a second career in literature and to acquire patronage for his sons' professions. In this biography Fulton covers not only Moore's publications but also discusses his circle of friends among nobility, politicians, artists, and others. Also discussed is Moore's involvement in the French Revolution, his correspondence with Robert Burns, and his strained family relationships. Additionally presented here is new information regarding Moore's finances drawn from archival records in Glasgow and Edinburgh and his bank ledgers in London.
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In stock online
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462 Reward Points

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€154.00
In stock online
Delivery in 5 - 7 working days
Eligible for free delivery
Quantity:
462 Reward Points

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

Product Description

This book is the first biography of Scottish-born physician John Moore. Here, Henry L. Fulton recounts Moore's childhood, education, and medical training in Glasgow and abroad; discusses his marriage, family, and friendships (particularly with Tobias Smollett); and depicts his professional practice in the north. The narrative uncovers Moore's transformative experience accompanying a young nobleman on the Grand Tour through Europe and provides a detailed account of the journey's highlights and difficulties. When Moore returns, he moves his family to London to begin a second career in literature and to acquire patronage for his sons' professions. In this biography Fulton covers not only Moore's publications but also discusses his circle of friends among nobility, politicians, artists, and others. Also discussed is Moore's involvement in the French Revolution, his correspondence with Robert Burns, and his strained family relationships. Additionally presented here is new information regarding Moore's finances drawn from archival records in Glasgow and Edinburgh and his bank ledgers in London.

Product Details

Dr. John Moore, 1729-1802

ISBN9781611494938

Format

PublisherUNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE PRESS (24 December. 2014)

No. of Pages0

Weight1393

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 237 x 163 x 55