Society for the Suppression of Vice
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This drew on a female type established in the bohemian fiction of Honoré de Balzac , Eugène Sue , and others. Daudet's novel was the source of a play by
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MJ 's next chapter deals with the male counterparts of the previous chapter's examples (Frederic Lamb , but also Dugald Stewart and Henry Brougham ), setting the Society for the Suppression of Vice against...
1 June 1787
A Royal Proclamation against vice laid the first foundation for the Society for the Suppression of Vice , founded in 1802.
By November 1802
The Society for the Suppression of Vice was founded in London and grew into the gap left by the Proclamation Society ; ironically, it was often called the Vice Society.
The membership of the Society for the Suppression of Vice stood at 1200; from this date it shrank steadily.
The Society for the Suppression of Vice began to concentrate its efforts on the eradication of obscene printed materials.
In aggressive anti-obscenity campaigns in this year, the Vice Society claimed to reduce to twenty-three from ninety the number of establishments selling obscene material.
London publisher Edward Truelove was convicted after the Society for the Suppression of Vice raided his premises and seized literature on birth control.
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