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The Art of writing, reduced to a plain and easy system, on a plan entirely new. [electronic resource] : [Three lines of quotations]

Other Title:
A candid appeal to the friends and patrons of the useful arts.
Publication:
Printed at Worcester [Mass.], : by Goulding and Stow., 1809.
Series:
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 17513.
Format/Description:
Book
12 p. ; 18 cm.
Subjects:
Jenkins, John, 1755?-1823.
Jenkins, John, 1755?-1823. Art of writing, reduced to a plain and easy system.
Penmanship.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Worcester.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Appeal soliciting contributions to support the publication of the remaining six volumes of John Jenkins' The art of writing, reduced to a plain and easy system. ... In seven books. Book I, published at Boston in 1791, was the first American treatise on penmanship; no other volumes were published. Cf. Nash, R. Amer. penmanship 1800-1850 (Worcester, Mass., 1969), p. 4-5.
Caption title: A candid appeal to the friends and patrons of the useful arts.
"Signed by the Rev. Ebenezer Fitch, D.D. president of Williamstown College [and twenty-seven others], February 20, 1809."-- p. 12.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 17513).
Contributor:
Fitch, Ebenezer, 1756-1833.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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