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I tried Pitman, and Gregg, but by far, my opinion is Gurney is the best. Amy Zents dio Personality. Appears in 329 books from 1761-2008 Appears in 28 books from 1785-2006.
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Thomas Gurney (shorthand writer). On 16 October 1750 he published his system under the title of Brachygraphy, or Swift Writing made Easy to the Meanest Capacity. Thomas Gurney (1705–1770) was an English shorthand-writer. Example of Gurney shorthand. Improv'd after upwards of thirty years' practice and experience, London, 34 engraved pages. The price of subscription was 2s. 6d. on application, and 5s. on delivery.
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GURNEY, THOMAS (1705–1770), shorthand-writer, was born at Woburn, Bedfordshire, on 7 March 1705. 1750 he published his system under the title of ‘Brachygraphy, or Swift Writing made Easy to the Meanest Capacity. His father, John, though of an ancient family (his descent is traced in the ‘Record of the House of Gournay’), belonged to the yeoman class, and was a substantial miller with a large family. Improv'd after upwards of thirty years' practice and experience,’ London, 12mo, thirty-four engraved pages.
or short-writing, made easy to the meanest capacity. The Eighteenth Century ; reel 7062, n. 9). Published 1770 in [London?. Flag as Inappropriate
Thomas Gurney (shorthand writer). Flag as Inappropriate. He may have originally practised without an appointment, or may have held a subordinate post for the first ten years. Return to clockmaking.