Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

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This eight-page pamphlet, "Compendium of Penmanship," was written and published by H. W. Shaylor of Portland. Shaylor , an artist, developed a handwriting system.

The contents include proper sitting positions, pen holding, movement practices, and materials. Shaylor produced a number of pamphlets and manuals featuring his "Shaylor System" of writing.


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