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An easy and compendious system of shorthand

Gurney, Thomas

An easy and compendious system of shorthand

adapted to the arts and sciences, and to the learned professions. For the use of schools.

by Gurney, Thomas

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Published by Printed by T. Lang; sold by T. Dobson. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gurney, Thomas, -- 1705-1770 -- Portraits,
  • Shorthand

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGurney"s brachygraphy, improved
    StatementAbstracted from the larger edition. By Thomas Sarjeant. ; [Four lines of verse] ; Illustrated with ten copperplates
    GenrePortraits
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 24370
    ContributionsSarjeant, Thomas, ed, Sarjeant, Thomas, ill, Birch, Thomas 1779-1851, engraver
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination21, [1] p., [1], X [i.e., IX] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15518432M

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      Gregg Shorthand. The Gregg Group was founded 22 May , prompted 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 . NATIONAL SHORTHAND SCHOOL (BOOKS) Pitman’s Shorthand Online Tutorial Page 3 A BRIEF Good Morning my dear Shorthand student. This course is designed to explain to you the rules of shorthand based on the NEW ERA EDITION of SIR ISAAC PITMAN’s SYSTEM OF SHORTHAND and guide you through the practice at your convenience and you will be able toFile Size: KB.

    Brachygraphy, or, An easy and compendious system of short-hand by J. Gurney () Brief longhand by A. J. Graham () Burns' phonic shorthand by E. B. Burns (). NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center Brooklyn Museum Full text of " Shorthand, cryptography, etc.; catalogue of books on shorthand, cryptography, etc. in the library of Robert Todd, esq., Hadley Green, Barnet ".


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Gurney. An easy and compendious system of shorthand: adapted to the arts and sciences, and to the learned professions. For the use of schools. [Thomas Gurney; Thomas Sarjeant; Birch]. An easy and compendious system of shorthand; adapted to the arts and sciences, and to the learned professions.

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Or, An Easy and Compendious System of Short Hand. Thomas Gurney. W.B. Gurney, - Shorthand - 76 pages. Brachygraphy: Or, an Easy and Compendious System of Short-Hand. Brachygraphy: or an easy and compendious system of short-hand, adapted to the various arts, sciences and professions ; improved after more than Forty Years Practice & Experience by Thomas Gurney: and brought still nearer to perfection upon the.

Brachygraphy: or, An easy and compendious system of short-hand / by Thomas Gurney ; improved by Joseph Gurney ; and now practised by William Brodie Gurney Author: Thomas Gurney. To constitute a good system of Short-hand, it is essential: 1.

That the Characters be as simple as possible, in order to their being written with facility: and, 2. That they be so distinct, as to be read with ease at any distance of time. The book also reveals the fundamental difference between Gregg Shorthand and geometric shorthand. At the end of this article, download the free Shorthand Basics Pdf.

Shorthand Basics Pdf Features. Shorthand Basics is an introduction to an eponymous writing system of writing system known as ‘Gregg Shorthand’. Dickens broke into parliamentary reporting by memorising Thomas Gurney’s book, Brachygraphy, or, an Easy and Compendious System of Shorthand.

Brachygraphy by Thomas Gurney,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Learn Shorthand Book Category SH LEARNING SH LOWER UPTO 80WPM popular_books SH INTER UPTO WPM SH SENIOR UPTO WPM SH HIGHSPEED >WPM SH HIGHSPEED >WPM SH HINDI TW ENG LEARNING TW ENG LOWER/HIGHER SH PITMAN BOOKS SEC SECRETARIAL STUDIES SSC SSC-STENO PRACTICE BOOKS SH LEARNING KITS AUDIO CDs our_publications other_publications BOOK.

(a small write up /introduction to students joining in the beginners shorthand class) It is an art which is used to write words in short forms using strokes and curves. There are many systems prevailing in the world. However Pitman system is considered the simplest and pioneer of all systems.

In shorthand, the words are written based on the. 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 Shorthand, also called stenography, a system for rapid writing that uses symbols or abbreviations for letters, words, or phrases.

Among the most popular modern systems are Pitman, Gregg, and Speedwriting. Besides being known as stenography (close, little, or narrow writing), shorthand is sometimes called tachygraphy (swift writing) and brachygraphy (short writing). Gregg Shorthand won out over Pitman Shorthand in America, and was widely taught in public schools as an essential skill needed by office workers to take dictation.

Many books are available, and most public libraries in America will have copies. Unfortunately, Gregg Shorthand is only a shorthand system; you can only write outlines of words.

Brachygraphy: Or an Easy and Compendious System of Short-Hand, Adapted to the Various Arts, Sciences and Professions; Improved b by Thomas Gurney 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.

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.

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.

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- 16th ed. - London: Printed for-(2 copies).Author: Ian Maxted.Brachygraphy | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern.Gurney's Easy and Compendious System of Shorthand; Adapted to the Arts and Sciences, and To the Learned Professions.

Improved by Thomas Sargeant. Improved by Thomas Sargeant. Second American : Ivan Kreilkamp.