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Catalog Number 170 AIK 1796
Object Name Book
Date of Publication 1796
Title Letters from a Father to His Son,on various topics, relative to Literature and Conduct of Life
Summary Inscriptions: On front flyleaf: "M. Brown." On back endpapers, "M" is repeated, as if Margaretta was practicing.

This famous work on the conduct of life, written by a medical doctor to his son in a series of letters, was first published in America in 1794 following the London first of the same year. Aikin as the father urges his son in Unitarian ideals of freedom of thinking, standing up for his beliefs, religion without supersition or political influence and religious tolerance.
Author Aikin, John, MD
Publisher Mathew Carey
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Language English
Subjects Conduct of life. Literature -- History and Criticism.
People Margaretta Mason Brown