Years ago I ran across a curious book in a university library. It was entitled "Instructions for Right Spelling" and was purportedly authored by George Fox and Ellis Hook. I recently ran across a badly scanned copy on the internet and been looking at it again for the first time in probably 25 years.

Does anyone know anything about the provenance of this book? Is this really the George Fox? I'm curious to understand the background the intended audience purposes. And what may have occasioned its writing.

Views: 222

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I didn't read it, but it can be found on Amazon. The full title is "Instructions for right spelling, and plain directions for reading and writing true English." Clicking on the Author lead to other books about George Fox.

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Support Us

Did you know that QuakerQuaker is 100% reader supported? Our costs run to about $50/month. If you think this kind of outreach and conversation is important, please support it with a monthly subscription or one-time gift.

Latest Activity

Dillon James replied to William F Rushby's discussion 'Rut, Rot or Revival: The Condition of the Church. by A.W. Tozer'
"Are Friends really self-congratulatory about their spotty record, though? As someone who has not…"
11 hours ago
Dillon James liked William F Rushby's discussion Rut, Rot or Revival: The Condition of the Church. by A.W. Tozer
11 hours ago
Keith Saylor posted a blog post

In the spirit of Christ, being drawn out of the reflective nature to guide human relation

Awareness of the inshining presence of the spirit of Jesus Christ guides and informs my…See More
5th day (Thu)
Theodore Schmidkonz left a comment for dimple singh
""health101.org I would be happy to correspond with you. thschmidkonz@yahoo.com"
5th month 14
Theodore Schmidkonz left a comment for Kim McCall Haney
"health101.org I would be happy to correspond with you. My daughter, grand daughter and great…"
5th month 14
Theodore Schmidkonz left a comment for Luis Pizarro
"health101.org I would be happy to correspond with you. thschmidkonz@yahoo.com Yo hablo un poco de…"
5th month 14
Theodore Schmidkonz left a comment for Swapan Roy
"health101.org I would be happy to correspond with you. thschmidkonz@yahoo.com"
5th month 14
Theodore Schmidkonz left a comment for Milton Whittaker
"health101.org Tell me about the current situation there in Bolivia? We can only believe 1% of what…"
5th month 13

© 2022   Created by QuakerQuaker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service