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Brachygraphy: or, short-writing, made easy to the meanest capacity. The Persons, Moods, & Tenses, Being comprized in such a Manner, that little more than the knowledge of the Alphabet is required, to the writing hundreds of Sentences, in less Time than Spoken. The Whole is founded on so just a Man, that it is wrote with greater Expedition than any yet Invented, and likewise may be read with the greatest Ease, Improv'd after upwards of Thirty Years Practice and Experience. By Tho: Gurney,

  • Gurney, Thomas, 1705-1770.
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[London?, s.n., 1760?]

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53,[1]p.,plate : port. ; 160.


The fourth edition.

References note

ESTC T134666
Alston, VIII, 216

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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