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Gregg Speed Practice | by John Robert Gregg



The period of transition from theory to practice in the study of shorthand is usually a trying one for both student and teacher. Many dictation books have been devised and published to meet the demand for something to bridge over this period, but nothing has yet appeared which has given anything like general satisfaction...

TitleGregg Speed Practice
AuthorJohn Robert Gregg
PublisherThe Gregg Publishing Company
Year1907
Copyright1907 John Robert Gregg
AmazonGregg Speed Practice
-Preface
THE period of transition from theory to practice in the study of shorthand is usually a trying one for both student and teacher. Many dictation books have been devised and published to meet the demand...
-The "Principle Letters"
In the transition from the theory of shorthand to actual practice, the first step is to train the student to apply the advanced principles promptly and unhesitatingly to new and unfamiliar words. Th...
-The "Phrase Letters"
This is the first step in the transition period - the training of the students to apply the principles promptly in new and unusual words. In our judgment, the next step should be to establish the habi...
-Advanced Practice
Having thus been familiarized with the word-building and phrase-building principles, the student is ready for the next step - practice on new matter. This section of the book contains carefully select...
-Principle Series
Paragraphs 70, 71, 72 Miss Louise Julian, Genoa Falls, Missouri. Dear Friend: Your welcome letter was received on Hallowe'en; but I have been so busy in my studio that I have not had ...
-7th Lesson
Messrs. Gaylord Beaman, Brunswick, Ga. Gentlemen: We have your letter regarding the Johnson matter. You have a copy of our letter and also of their letter regarding the subject of 23 wher...
-Ninth Lesson
Messrs. Parnell Leonard, Barnhart City, Texas. Gentlemen: I am surprised at the harsh complaint you make against the Pioneer Armored Tar Roofing, as the report I received recently asserts ...
-Tenth Lesson
Mr. Hugh Arnold, Steinway Block, Antwerp, Mass. Dear Sir: The discussion of the History Club last week brought out the fact that the royal family though held in awe by the people 23 received...
-Twelfth Lesson
Mr. C. D. Gibson, New York City. Dear Sir: Your letter regarding Mr. Smith received. He contrived through his intercourse with ultra-fashionable people to acquire extremely extravagant tastes...
-Thirteenth Lesson
Messrs. E. F. Oliver Sons, St. Louis, Mo. Gentlemen: We have no desire to antagonize your policy in the least. We understand your superb plan to he the very antithesis of the antiquated 2...
-Fourteenth Lesson
Mr. E. W. Carrington, Galveston, Texas. Dear Sir: We wish to compliment you on the notable oration you delivered at the meeting of the American Society. It was listened to with 25 breathless in...
-Fifteenth Lesson
Mr. I. J. Herrington, Kensington Gardens, London, England. Dear Sir: Your letter in regard to the qualifications of John Dillingham for the clerkship in your office received; and it affords m...
-Sixteenth Lesson
Mr. A. E. D'Armond, Portsmouth, Md. Dear Sir: Allow us to compliment you on the firm stand you have taken on the ship-subsidy bill, surprising though it is to us 25 after your former disquisiti...
-Sixteenth Lesson part2
31 Paragraphs 194 to 203, Inclusive. Mr. George Hay, New York, N. Y. Dear Sir: You may be sure we shall not decline your resignation, as we have in mind for the clerkship a young man to...
-Sixteenth Lesson part3
Mr. P. Q. Atwood, New Orleans, La. Dear Sir: We enclose you herewith certain memoranda you requested for the magazine article, which we believe you will find indispensable, and of which you ...
-Sixteenth Lesson part4
Here are the corresponding plate versions of the sixteenth lesson: ...
-Law and Collections
Mr. W. J. Dolan, 2183 Calumet Ave., Chicago. Dear Sir: Mr. James E. Walters of East St. Louis, has placed in our hands for immediate collection his claim against you, amounting to $53....
-Law and Collections 2
Mr. H. P. Thigpen, Fort Payne, Ala. Dear Sir: Your present favor, enclosing complaint prepared by you in your case at Tallassee, has been received. I will carefully examine the matter this 25 w...
-Law and Collections 3
Mr. A. L. Nash, Buffalo, New York. Dear Sir: Hereafter please render your bills by the month instead of each four weeks. We have changed our method to a monthly basis. We 25 will pass your pres...
-Banking and Financial
Mr. J. A. Williams, Red Oak, Iowa. Dear Sir: Please charge our account $3,000.00, and remit that amount to Second National Bank, Chicago, for credit on account. Yours truly, (24) ...
-Banking and Financial 2
Millikin National Bank, 100-104 N. Water St., Decatur, Ill. Gentlemen: We are constantly in the market for choice commercial paper taken in trade by merchants in the general course of busine...
-Banking and Financial 3
Mr. Ralph Phillips, Chicago, Ill. Dear Sir: We enclose copy of letter from our attorney concerning the Graham, Arizona, courthouse bonds, which will explain itself. Will you kin...
-Life and Fraternal Insurance
134 Mr. James W. King, 34 Union Square, New York City. Dear Sir: Enclosed we hand you receipt for dividend due June 17th, on your paid-up policy Mo. 2365, $24.2588, and ask you to note ...
-Real Estate
Ferris Conoway, 112 17th St., Denver, Colo. Gentlemen: Replying to your favor of the 7 th would say that the name of the gentleman to whom I sold half of the property 25 boug...
-Paper and Printing
Western Newspaper Union, Chicago, Ill. Gentlemen: We have had an offer made us by the Central Newspaper Union, of Davenport, whereby we can get ready-prints, without advertising, at 2c...
-Wool Commission
171 Mr. H. B. Brown, Bloomfield, Ill. Dear Sir: Your favor of the 17th inst. at hand and noted. We can only say that it is utterly impossible to give you any 25 correct idea of the value ...
-Publishing
Mr. Henry B. Campbell, 111 E. 6th St., Joplin, Mo. Dear Sir: Your payment on account for the set of World's Best Literature which was due on the first of the month, has failed to 25 ...
-Dry Goods
Messrs. J. Sterns Co., Quincy, Ill. Gentlemen: We are in receipt of your favor and order of the 7th inst., and will give it our prompt attention. We mailed you our 25 catalog wh...
-Grocery
C. S. Morey Mercantile Co., 16th Wynkoop Sts. Denver, Colo. Gentlemen: We have shipped today to your address, per American Express, the goods ordered in your favor of the 6th i...
-Fire Insurance
Mrs. A. B. Hyde, Washington, D. C. Dear Madam: The insurance on your household furniture, at the above address, amounting to $1,000, will expire on January 4th; and I shall 25 be ple...
-Fire Insurance 2
Messrs. Ford Breese, Duluth, Minn. Gentlemen: Referring to the standing of the National Fire Insurance Company, concerning which we have had some conversation over the telephone, we would ...
-Fire Insurance 3
Mr. Ernest Titus, Buffalo, New York. Dear Sir: The following policies, covering contents of your various barns, have not been returned to our office for substantiation of form and rebate:25 ...
-Hardware
Lobe-Cutter Lumber Co., 326 Lumber Exchg. Bldg., Seattle, Wash. Gentlemen: Your valued favor of the 31st ult. received. We have entered your order for thirty-five thousand (35,000) keg...
-Packing
238 Armour Packing Co., Fulton Street, Boston, Mass. Gentlemen: Confirming our wire of today, it is necessary for us to instruct you not to make further contracts on either breakfast ...
-Cotton
Messrs. Callahan Crowninshield, Portsmouth, Md. Dear Sirs: We are in receipt of your valued favor of the 9th inst., enclosing invoice and weights of 5 bales long staple Cotton, B/L ...
-Lumber
Sayre-Newton Lumber Co., 23d and Blake Sts., Denver, Colo. Gentlemen: Your valued order of the 1st for joists and braces through our Mr. Frank Dowdy to hand and entered; and we beg to ...
-Railway
Col. J. H. Wood, General Manager's Assistant, Chicago. Dear Sir: I enclose bill of the Northern Southern Rolling Stock Co., for body of car No. 3515 and freight on 25 trucks, am...
-Railway 2
Mr. Albert F. Simmons, Freight Auditor, Detroit, Mich. Dear Sir: Yesterday I carded C. N. O. T. P. 14562 and 23457 for 25 S. Chandler Co., Harrison Street. These cars came to us fro...
-Railway 3
Messrs. Wisor Wilson, Chicago, Ill. Gentlemen: Referring to your letter of the 10th regarding your claim No. 6942, I wish to advise that if we had any 25 idea that you would act in this m...
-Railway 4
Mr. Wm. Renshaw, Supt. Machinery, Chicago. Dear Sir: Referring to Fulton District Form 479, No. 148, I hand you herewith all reports covering failure of 25 engine 507 on train 151 at Covington,...
-Railway 5
Mr. A. C. Stewart, Agent, Cairo, Illinois. Dear Sir: Furnish exact copy of transfer from the M. N. O. covering this car of bananas, also advise exact time and date 25 of receipt from connecting li...
-Railway 6
Mr. F. A. Lakey, G. F. A., Chicago, Ill. Dear Sir: Noting your remarks on next attached in regard to through billing from Milwaukee to E. St. Louis, via C. N. W. and A. T.25 S. F. Ry...
-Miscellaneous
Mr. E. O. Chaney, Missoula, Mont. Dear Sir: The $10.00 received from you, $5.00 on May 1st, and $5.00 on the 17th of August, has been disposed of 25 as per receipts enclosed for $9.00...
-Manufacturing Saws
Messrs. E. C. Atwood Co., Indianapolis, Ind. Gentlemen: A few minutes ago the Wheeler Wilson Company called us up in regard to their order No. A 6239,25 our order No. 343...
-Manufacturing Automobiles
Chapin-Morse Gear Co., Utica, New York. Gentlemen: Enclosed please find my orders No. 2843 and No. 2844. These, you will please note, are for Mr.25 J. D. Courtney, formerly with the Easte...
-Manufacturing Engines
J. M. McCullough's Sons, 316 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio. Gentlemen: Replying to yours of the 23d, relative to our orders 167 and 711, for No. 3 pneumatic, hammer 25 for the Lehig...
-Manufacturing Machinery
Messrs. Wilson Son, Memphis, Tenn. Gentlemen: Replying to your favor of the 14th inst., we are pleased to state that part of your order for special screws will go forward 25 today....
-Manufacturing Machinery 2
Mr. H. A. Burchfield, Superintendent, Evansville Princeton Electric Railway, Ford Branch, Indiana. Dear Sir: Referring to our conversation of last Wednesday, I would be pleased to make you...
-Manufacturing Machinery 3
Messrs. Whitely Taylor, Selma, Alabama. Gentlemen: We note your favor of the 10th inst.; and it seems that the letter of your Mr. Bazemon refers to 4 pieces of perforated 25 metal short a...
-Mining
Mr. James Prost, Huntington, Ind. Dear Sir: I made an assay of an average sample of two feet of ore taken from the A tunnel today, which gave 14 per cent 25 copper. This streak of ore...
-Civil Service
405 Hon. George A. Perry, Cumberland, Md. Sir: In reply to your recent telegram addressed to the Fourth Assistant Postmaster-General I beg to advise you that on September 24 last the 25 ...
-Civil Service 2
Steamboat Inspection Service, Office of Supervising Inspector, Fifth District, Dubuque, Iowa, December 11, 1906. Dear Sir: I am in receipt of your favor of December 7, 1906, asking me to use my ...
-Civil Service 3
Department of Commerce and Labor, Office of the Secretary, Washington, February 11, 1907. Dear Sir: I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 10th instant, enclosing a copy o...
-Lease
THIS INDENTURE, Made this tenth day of August, 1906, between Albert Harding, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, party of the first part, and 25 Theodore Manning, of Rochester, New York, party of the sec...
-Charge to the Jury
Gentlemen of the jury: The court instructs you as follows: The instructions given to you in this case are the instructions of the court and 25 the law of the case which must govern you. The court ...
-Injunction.
To Henry Morris, Charles Granger, George Gor don, Eugene Evans, Barney Maloney, Anton Stone, and Peter Childs, and to your attorneys, solicitors, agents 50 and servants, and to e...
-Judgment
Manning Armstrong, } vs. } Bertram Warren. } This cause having been duly brought on for argument upon the demurrer of the def...
-Bill to Foreclose Mortgage
State of Pennsylvania, } Pike County, } SS. HIRAM HARPER} vs. }In Chancery. CHARLES...
-Legal Answer
State of Illinois, County of Cook, 88. In the Circuit Court of Cook County, May Term, 1902. And the defendant, by Coolidge and White, his attorneys, conies and defends the wrong and inj...
-Declaration or Complaint
Thomas Peters, a minor, by Henry Peters, his next friend, by Ambrose 50 C. Hoover, his attorney, complains of the Western Machinery Company, a corporation, of a plea of trespass on the case:For...
-Attorney for Plaintiff. (522 words)
-Extract from a Speech by Honorable Chauncey M. Depew, of New York In the Senate of the United States, On "Trade Relations with Cuba".
Now, we come down to Monroe's own action, and when we examine the history of his Administration we find that the real crux of 25 the Monroe doctrine was Cuba. Great Britain at that time in her strugg...
-Reading and Writing Exercises. Some Pointers About Getting up Speed.
The Road to Success. Common Days. ...
-How to Write a Letter.
Advice to Stenographers. ...
-Extract from Lincoln's Inaugural Address.
Enthusiasm. ...
-Speed in Shorthand.
Compensation. ...
-Grit and Determination.
Simple Duty. The Plebeian's Speech. ...
-List Of Publications, Etc. Shorthand Instruction Books
GREGG SHORTHAND MANUAL. Bound in cloth......$1.50 PROGRESSIVE EXERCISES IN GREGG SHORTHAND. These exercises are intended to test the student's knowledge of each lesson and to develop independe...
-Supplementary Books
Hints And Helps For The Shorthand Student. By John R. Gregg. Side-lights on the Manual Lessons.. .$0.50 RIP VAN WINKLE. By Washington Irving. Written in Gregg Shorthand. 20 page...
-English, Spelling, Punctuation
APPLIED BUSINESS ENGLISH AND CORRESPONDENCE (with exercises included). By Hubert A. Hagar and Rupert P. SoRelle. A practical course in English, business punctuation, and business correspondence. 344 p...
-Commercial Subjects
LOCKYEAR'S BOOKKEEPING. By M. II. Lockyear, with script illustrations by F. B. Courtney. An introductory course. Cloth, 105 pages..........................$0.60 WILL'S COMMERCIAL ARITHMETIC. ...
-What They Say About It
Mr. James E. Munson, in Munson Phonographic News: A most valuable assistant to any one who writes any system of phonography, either as a beginner, an advanced writer, or an expert reporter. I do not ...
-Expert Shorthand Speed Course
The method and matter used in training the Gregg Contestants for the Fifth International Shorthand Speed Contest. By Rupert P. SoRelle THE Expert Shorthand Speed Course gives the details of the ...









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