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Cadmus: or, a treatise on the elements of written language, illustrating, by a philosophical division of speech, the power of each character, thereby mutually fixing the orthography and orthoepy. With an essay on the mode of teaching the surd or deaf, and consequently dumb, to speak / by William Thornton.

  • Thornton, William, 1759-1828.
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1793
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Cadmus
A treatise on the elements of written language

Publication/Creation

Philadelphia : Printed by R. Aitken & Son, for the author, 1793.

Physical description

2 unnumbered pages, 110 pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plates : folded table, illustrations ; (8vo)

Notes

Signatures: [A]8, B-N4
Leaf of errata inserted after title page

References note

Evans 26258

Awards note

At head of title: Prize dissertation, which was honored with the Magellanic gold medal, by the American Philosophical Society, January, 1793

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  • English


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