Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 26 March 2023), June 1778 (a17780603-1).

Old Bailey Proceedings advertisements, 3rd June 1778.

This Day is published, Price Half a Guinea, (DEDICATED WITH PERMISSION TO HIS MAJESTY) BRACHYGRAPHY; OR, An easy and compendious SYSTEM of SHORT-HAND, ADAPTED ( After more than Forty Years Practice) to the various Sciences and Professions. By the late Mr. THOMAS GURNEY .

The NINTH EDITION, considerably improved according to the present Method, By his Son and Successor JOSEPH GURNEY , (WRITER OF THESE PROCEEDINGS) BY WHOM Trials at Law, and Arguments of Counsel are carefully taken in Short-hand.

Sold (Price Half a Guinea) by M. GURNEY, No. 34, Bell-Yard, Temple-bar.


The SESSIONS PAPER for the Last Sessions, containing the TRIALS of the notorious Gang of House-breakers, who are ordered for Execution; and also the remarkable Trial of George Barrington , with his very curious defence, verbatim.

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