Pierpont’s National Reader

Title

Pierpont’s National Reader

Subject

Boston Public School System

Description

In 1829, the Boston School Committee voted to use Pierpont’s National Reader in the city’s public grammar schools. Pierpont’s replaced Murray’s English Reader which had been previously used. This 1836 edition would have been used for reading and recitation purposes.

Creator

Pierpont, John

Source

0400.008 School History Collection circa 1820-1989

Publisher

Charles Bowen

Date

1836

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

Format

monograph

Language

English

Type

text

Original Format

monograph

Files

nationalreader002.jpg

Citation

Pierpont, John, “Pierpont’s National Reader,” City of Boston Archives, accessed April 24, 2017, http://cityofbostonarchives.omeka.net/items/show/2.