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JACKSON'S New Style VERTICAL WRITING Copy Books

In a Series of Eight Books, beautifully Engraved on Copper. Written and Compiled by JOHN JACKSON, F.E.I.S., M.C.P., Author of 'A Practical Arithmetic on an entirely New Method,' &c.; Principal, Collegiate School, Willesden, N.W.

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One hundred and eighteen Prizes will be awarded at Midsummer. First Prize 25. Teachers should write for particulars, and enter their pupils as early as possible. Syllabus, Prize List, &c., on application to the Publishers.

PROFESSIONAL OPINIONS. 'I can strongly recommend Mr. Jackson's new style of "The natural system of writing.'-(Rev.) E.P. ROE, LL.D. vertical writing. --The LORD PRIMATE OF IRELAND.

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Admiralty Department. teachers of writing to be very largely adopted.'-W. A. • The legibility is perfect. I am exceedingly anxious SPAFFORD, M.A., Principal, B. and F.S.S. Training College, to introduce it into my school.' Darlington.

Mrs. E. CRANFIELD, B.S., Fulham, S.W. We prefer your Copy-books to those of any other Needs less supervision than any other style with which erstem.Dr. CASARTELLI, The Prefect of Studies, St. I am acquainted.' Bede's College, Manchester.

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