Franklin

The friendly instructor, or, A companion for young ladies and young gentlemen : in which their duty to God, and their parents, their carriage to superiors and inferiors, and several other very useful and instructive lessons, are recommended, in plain and familiar dialogues / with a recommendatory preface, by the Rev. Dr. Doddridge.

Publication:
Philadelphia : Printed by B. Franklin, and D. Hall, MDCCL [1750].
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 71, [5] p. ; 14 cm. (12mo)
Edition:
The sixth edition.
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Other Title:
Friendly instructor
Companion for young ladies and young gentlemen
Familiar dialogues
Subjects:
Children -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Advertisements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
"[These dialogues] were written by a Lady ... who has been long employed in the education of children ..."--Preface, p. iii.
Signatures: A-G⁶ (E3 signed E2).
"Lately published and to be sold by B. Franklin, and D. Hall, at the Post-Office, the following books ..."--p. [72]-[75].
Local notes:
University of Pennsylvania copy has two ownership inscriptions: 1.) "Sally Bissell Her Book giving to her by Mr. Joseph Nealy Mariner, 1772" (front free endpaper); 2.) "Lydia Carr her Book 1808".
Penn Provenance:
Bissell, Sally (autograph, 1772)
Mariner, Joseph Nealy (inscription, 1772)
Nealy, Joseph, mariner (inscription, 1772)
Carr, Lydia (autograph, 1808)
Penn Chronology:
1750
Cited in:
Campbell, W.J. Franklin imprints, 442
Miller, C.W. Franklin, 503
Evans 6503
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 1175
Contributor:
Doddridge, Philip, 1702-1751.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, printer.
Hall, David, 1714-1772, printer.
Curtis Collection of Franklin Imprints (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
249527903