The friendly instructor: Or, A companion for young ladies and young gentlemen. [electronic resource] : In which their duty to God, and their parents, their carriage to superiors and inferiors, and several thoer very useful and instructive lessons are recommended, in plain and familiar dialogues. / By a lady.

Harrison, Elizabeth, fl. 1724-1756.
Standardized Title:
Friendly instructor
Other Title:
Familiar dialogues.
Boston: : Printed and sold by Lincoln & Edmands, no. 53, Cornhilll. Who keep for sale, a great variety of cheap religious tracts. The charitable, resident in any part of the Union, who purchase for distribution, will find their orders answered promptly, and on the most liberal terms., 1809.
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 17580.
vi, [1], 8-65, [7] p. ; 15 cm.
Children's stories.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Religious education of children.
Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction.
Children and death -- Juvenile fiction.
Social classes -- Juvenile fiction.
Juvenile literature -- 1809.
Poems -- 1809.
Publishers' advertisements -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
"I have perused these dialogues with so much pleasure ... they were written by a lady with whose valuable character I have been acquainted many years; and who has been long employed in the education of children ..."--The recommendatory preface, p. [iii], signed: P. Doddridge. Northampton, June 8, 1741.
Tentatively attributed to English religious writer Elizabeth Harrison.
Caption title: Familiar dialogues.
"Divine song. The advantages of early religion."--poem by Isaac Watts, p. [66].
"Cheap religious tracts, for sale by Lincoln & Edmands ..."--advertisement, p. [67-72].
"Price, 12 cts. single--1,20 cts. doz.--9 dols. a hundred."--at foot of title page.
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. 17580).
Doddridge, Philip, 1702-1751.
Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748.
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