Botley, Samuel (DNB00)

BOTLEY, SAMUEL (1642–1696?), stenographer, published ‘Maximum in Minimo, or Mr. Jeremiah Richs Pens Dexterity compleated, with the whole terms of the Laws,’ London [1674?], 8vo [1695?], [1697?], 12mo. These books are printed throughout from beautifully engraved copper-plates. There are two portraits prefixed, one of Rich, the other of Botley.

[Granger's Biog. Hist. of England (1824), v. 345. 346; Lewis's Hist. Account of Stenography, 96; Rockwell's Teaching, Practice, and Literature of Shorthand, 70; Cat. of Printed Books in British Museum.]

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