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ON THE PROPORTION OF PERSONS IN ENGLAND CAPABLE OF READING AND WRITING – With some reference to Crowle

The Penny Magazine August 18, 1838 and continued August 25 1838 ON THE PROPORTION OF PERSONS IN ENGLAND CAPABLE OF READING AND WRITING It, unfortunately, happens that the only investigation conducted on a large scale for the purpose of ascertaining the extent to which the people of this country avail themselves of the existing means of obtaining a knowledge…