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The Whole Art of Short and Swift Writing Necessary for All Ministers of State [electronic resource]: Members of Parliament, Lawyers, Divines, Students, Tradesmen, Shopkeepers, Travellers, and in Fine All Sorts of Persons From the Highest to the Lowest Quality, Degree, Rank, Station or Condition Whatsoever, to Write Down Speedyly Whatever They Hear or See Done. Being the Plainest, Easyest, Shortest, and Quickest Method of Vvriting Ever Yet Published or Invented, Notwithstanding the Many Attempts Made at It, Ever Since the Year 1500 Not Only by Mr. Rich and His Numerous Train of Followers, But Also by Dr. Wilkins, Mr. Shelton, Hopkins, Slater, Ridpath, Willis, Steel, Ramsey, Metcalf, Coles, Mason, and Near 40 Other Authors Now in Print: All Which, Together With Several Both Ancient and Modern Manuscripts on This Subject, Have Been Diligently Perused and Studied, in Order to the Compleat Finishing This Little Book; Which, How Inconsiderable Soever It May Seem, Was Nevertheless Before the 1st Edition of It Came Out, Above 20 Years Composing, to the End, That by Consulting All That Has Been Writ on This Art, and So Many Years Practice and Study of It by the Author, It Might Now (as Indeed It Is) at Last Be Brought to It's So Long Wished for, and Desired Perfection, Viz. Of Traceing a Moderate Speaker. So That Any One, That Seriously Compares the Method Here Proposed, With Those of Other Authors and Reduces It to Practice, Will Own It to Be Not Only the Shortest, Plainest, Easyest, and Swistest Method of Writing of Any Ever Yet Extant, But Even the Shortest and Easyest That Possibly Can Be Invented. .

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EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed in the year 1715. And is Given Gratis at the Place mentioned hereafter in the begining of the Book, [1715]
Edition
The third edition
Language
English
Description
16 p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T18451.
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