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An Illustrated history & description Of Schools in the 18th & 19th Centurys.

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168 Old-time Schools and School-books
a home source of text-book supply was evident, and in 1782, while in charge of a school in Orange County, New York, Webster compiled a spelling-book. This was printed at Hartford the next year
Noah Webster.
and gradually won very wide acceptance so wide, indeed, that during the twenty years its author was engaged in preparing his dictionary, 1807 to 1827, the profits from that one little school-book furnished
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