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Tabitha Longfellow's writing book, 1788-89

Tabitha Longfellow's writing book, 1788-89

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This writing book shows the method by which students were taught to write, practice handwriting and spelling. The verses chosen to copy were purposefully virtuous. The two verses chosen for the pages shown here are, "Buy the truth and sell it not" and "Esteem him who teacheth you Wisdom."

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