The Stage Coach in Anniversary

Here is an Anniversary shorthand story from the Gregg Writer.  The Stage Coach (1820) was written by Washington Irving. Irving is famous for writing Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Both of these stories were published in separate Gregg Shorthand books for 1902, 1916, and 1929 shorthand.  All Gregg Shorthand versions of…

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5 Mary Shipman Andrews Stories In Gregg Shorthand

Today I uploaded a PDF file to the Internet Archive that contains five Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews short stories written in Gregg Shorthand from the Gregg Writer. The stories are presented in chronological order, based on the original publication dates for the English versions. The stories were originally published from 1906 through 1913. They were…

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Mr. Pickwick’s Proposal to Mrs. Bardell

Charles Dickens was still a young Parliamentary reporter — having learned Gurney Shorthand — when he wrote his first novel, The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, otherwise known as The Pickwick Papers. The novel’s chapters were serially published over 20 months, from March 1836 to October 1837. This particular episode appears in Chapter 12….

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O. Henry Stories in Gregg Shorthand

Please help me test a new PDF file that contains ten O. Henry short stories written in Gregg Shorthand. The stories were serialized in 22 issues of the Gregg Writer magazine. All of the stories are in the public domain. This PDF file is not viewable on the Internet Archive viewer. You need to download…

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The Whistle

This is one of the most famous essays by Benjamin Franklin. Its message is still very relevant in today’s world. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-whistle.pdf

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Death of a Grizzly

This selection is an excerpt from the book The Biography of a Grizzly by British-Canadian wildlife artist and author Ernest Seton-Thompson, here written by me in Anniversary Gregg. Attachment: death-of-a-grizzly.pdf

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The People of Japan – Part 1

This selection by historian Will Durant from his book The Story of Civilization and transcribed by me in Anniversary Gregg describes the fascinating Japanese culture, their ancient customs and rituals. Attachment: the-people-of-japan-part-1.pdf

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