Brief longhand: system of longhand contractions, by means of which the principal advantages of shorthand are secured with out resort to stenographic characters, and with perfect legibility...

New York: Andrew J. Graham, [1857]. 12mo, pp. 76; original black cloth gilt, marbled endpapers, minor wear to head and tail of spine, duplicate stamp on endpaper, else fine. Mostly a reform of spelling, but with some advice on improving the economy of longhand letter forms as well. Graham was a stenographer and teacher of phonography who sued Benn Pitman for theft of his improved system. Item #53871

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