James Beeby Shorthand Prayer Book 1844
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The James Beeby Shorthand Prayer Book contains 84 pages of writing in Beeby's shorthand script. The small black book, which has "Common Prayer" embossed on its front cover, is dated in London, January 1, 1844, and is divided into several larger sections and, within these, smaller segments. Single longhand words appear occasionally within the text, and include mentions of Israel, Abraham, and members of the British Royal family.