Posts tagged scribbles

The child’s hand.

Throughout (and around) English Grammar in Lectures: Designed to Render Its Principles Easily Adapted to the Mind of the Young Learner, and Its Study Entertaining by Lorenzo F. Hamlin (1833). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 1, 2007.

Scribbles, scratching, letters, and arithmetic.

From Simple Truths in Verse for the Amusement and Instruction of Children at an Early Age by Mrs. Mary Belson Elliott (1816). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 8, 2008.

Scribbles and rudimentary writing.

From p. 14-15 of The American Spelling Book: Containing the Rudiments of the English Language by Noah Webster (1816). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized February 9, 2007.

An enthusiastic annotator strikes out or comments on anything that does not jive with his or her religious beliefs.

Throughout St. Patrick: His Life and Teaching by Ebenezer Josiah Newell (1907). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 7, 2009.