Gurney"s easy and compendious system of shorthand

adapted to the arts and sciences, and to the learned professions.
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Printed for Mathew Carey, Philadelphia, by W. & R. Dickson, Lancaster. , [Philadelphia]
Gurney, Thomas, -- 1705-1770 -- Portraits, Shor
StatementImproved by Thomas Sergeant [i.e., Sarjeant]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 35578.
ContributionsSarjeant, Thomas, ed., Sarjeant, Thomas, ill., Birch, engraver.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[3], 6-38 p.; [1], XII leaves of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14572413M

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By Thomas Sarjeant. ; [Four lines of verse] ; Illustrated with ten copperplates. Publication info: Ann Arbor, MI:: Text Creation Partnership. Brachygraphy, Or, An Easy and Compendious System of Short Hand. Thomas Gurney. W.B. Gurney, - Shorthand - 76 pages.

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Gurney's Easy and compendious system of short hand: adapted to the arts and sciences, and to the learned professions. [Thomas Gurney; Thomas Sarjeant]. InThomas Gurney published his shorthand system, titled “Brachygraphy, or Swift Writing, Made easy to Meanest Capacity”, based upon the systems of William Mason and Jeremiah Rich.

His shorthand system was learned not only by Charles Dickens (he writes about that in “David Copperfield (chapter 38), but also by Erasmus Darwin.

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Full text of "Brachygraphy: or, An easy and compendious system of short-hand" See other formats Essex Street, London, November, TO MR, THOMAS GURNEY, ON HIS BOOK OF SHORT-WRITING.

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the little plan In expedition qualifies the man. GURNEY, for ever bloom thy generous praise, And wear unrivall'd the compendious bays. BRACHYGRAPHY, OR, AN EASY AND COMPENDIOUS SYSTEM OF SHORT-HAND. Adapted to Aarious Arts, Sciences and Professions.

Improved after more than Forty Years Practice and Experience / by Thomas Gurney, and brought still nearer to Perfection upon the present Me Hardcover – : Thomas () & Joseph ().

Gurney. Return to clockmaking. In Gurney was carrying on business as a clockmaker in Bennett Street, near Christ Church, Blackfriars Road, London, at the same time as he was teaching shorthand at the Last and Sugar-loaf, Water Lane, Blackfriars. On 16 October he published his system under the title of Brachygraphy.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Brachygraphy by Thomas Gurney,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Consequently, in some of his spare time, young Dickens used a copy of Thomas Gurney's Brachygraphy, or, An Easy and Compendious System of Short Hand (), to teach himself that exceedingly difficult skill.

Over a period of over a year, he eventually mastered it and decided to try his luck at Doctors' Commons as shorthand writer. Gurney, Thomas. Brachygraphy: or, an easy and compendious system of shorthand by Thomas Gurney, improved by Joseph Gurney, and now practised by William Brodie Gurney.

- 16th ed. - London: Printed for-(2 copies). P11Author: Ian Maxted. Brachygraphy | The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.

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Brachygraphy, or, An easy and compendious system of short-hand: adapted to various arts, sciences and professions: improved after more than forty years practice & experience / By Thomas Gurney and   Dickens broke into parliamentary reporting by memorising Thomas Gurney’s book, Brachygraphy, or, an Easy and Compendious System of Shorthand.

Shorthand enabled upward mobility, but it couldn’t take the place of a classical education: when his fellow journalist R.H. Hutton asserted that ‘in some important intellectual, if not mechanical. NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center Brooklyn Museum Full text of " Shorthand, cryptography, etc.; catalogue of books on shorthand, cryptography, etc.

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Gurney, sold by Butterworth & son. St George's House, Northern Police Orphanage. Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. Catherine Gurney was without doubt a remarkable woman, Or An Easy And Compendious System Of Shorthand - Martha Gurney.

Gregg Shorthand. The Gregg Group was founded 22 Mayprompted by the lack of online shorthand resources. As the primary use for shorthand — business and legal recording — has waned in recent decades, we generally acclaim the skill as a hobby or personal tool.

According to Diary by Leah Price, Charles Dickens broke into his occupation of parliamentary reporting by memorizing Thomas Gurney’s book, Brachygraphy, or, an Easy and Compendious System of Shorthand.

Dickens never stopped being. Thomas Gurney's Brachygraphy: or An Easy and Compendious System of Short-Hand () was the most influential manual of the craft in the eighteenth century. Discussing the Gurney edition of Hardy's trial, the Monthly Review, 18 (), p.

89, could take it for granted that `Mr. Gregg Shorthand Dr. John Robert Gregg (–) After reading this book in proof form, one of the most capable supporters of our system said: Bell has done, to find definite reasons for either the artistic qualities of the system or its easy-writing qualities.

A History of Shorthand By Single Entry, with explanations of Subsidiary Books, being a useful system for the Wholesale and Retail Shopkeeper. shorthand improved: being the most compendious, lineal, and easy method hitherto extant.

The persons, moods, tenses & particles which most frequently occur, are adapted to join with ease.The Trial of Peter Atkins, Boatman of Deal, for Felony and Piracy Upon The High Seas, Within The Jurisdiction of The Admiralty of England, in Plundering The Cargo and Tackle, of The Ship Endeavour, Wh by Gurney, Joseph Gurney & William Brodie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at New technologies of the past 75 years — dictation machines, audio recorders, and personal computers — have decimated the ranks of shorthand users, and the various systems might now qualify as endangered languages.

(The Gregg system has not been updated since ) In libraries and digitized collections, however, shorthand novels live on.