The New, American Spelling-book, Improved In Three Parts, [Fragment], By John Pierce, [1800].

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Confirmation from Early American Imprints, Series 1, no. 38205  (Filmed).  
Publisher: Philadelphia: : Printed for, and sold by, Joseph & James Crukshank, no. 87, High-Street, between Second and Third-Streets, 1800.

Pages 61-70, begins with Lesson V.  Most lessons contain a table of words with notation,"Words of four Syllables, accented on the first; the accented Syllable pronounced as marked."
Page 71, the lessons are focused on proper names and places beginning with Lesson I "Easy Lessons, not confined to Words consisting of any certain Number of Syllables."
Page 103, "New American Spelling-Book. Part II."
Pages 117-124 contain "Table II, Words of three Syllables, accented and explained."  
Pages 125-134 contain "Table III. Words of four Syllables, accented and explained."
Pages 136-142 contain "Table IV. A Collection of Words, nearly alike in Sound, but different in Spelling and Signification."

Main Author: Peirce, John.
Format: Book
Language: English
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