Old Bailey Proceedings advertisements, 5th April 1758.

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Just published, Price bound 8 s.

(The Third Edition corrected )

BRACHYGRAPHY: OR SHORT-WRITING Made easy to the meanest Capacity:

The Persons, Mood and Tenses, being comprised 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 Plan, that it is wrote with greater Expedition than any yet invented, and likewise may be read with the greatest Ease.

Improved (after upwards of Thirty-seven Years Practice and Experience)

By T. GURNEY, Writer of these Proceedings.

N. B. The Book is a sufficient Instructor of itself; but if any difficulty should arise, the Purchaser, by applying to the Author, may depend upon all proper Assistance, without any further Expence.

Sold by the Author, at his House in Christ-Church Parish, Surrey; and by the Booksellers in Town and Country.

Note, We whose Names are hereunto subscribed having learned the above Method of Short-Hand by the Book only, declare, that we find it to be adapted in a most concise and intelligible Manner, so as to be easily attained by a common Capacity, and that it can be wrote with the greatest swiftness, and read with equal ease at any distance of Time. Nevertheless, in regard to the Author, and for encouraging the Spread of so useful and pleasant an Art, if any Purchaser should find the least difficulty in his progress therein, we are ready to forward such a one, on application to either of us, &c.

Isaac Harman , on the Narrow Wall, Lambeth: William Chinnery, junior, at the Globe and Sun, Chancery Lane; Frederick Miller , at Mr. Price's Coal Warehouse, Swallow street; John Payne , at Mr. Buckland's Bookseller, Paternoster Row; Josiah Lewis , the Corner of Barnaby street, Tooley street, Southwark; and Joseph Dell , at the Colour shop, facing Princes Street, Oxford Road.


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