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~ The Young Gentleman and Lady’s Monitor, and English Teacher’s Assistant: Being a Collection of Select Pieces From our Best Modern Writers; Calculated to eradicate Vulgar Prejudices and Rusticity of Manners; Improve the Understanding; Rectify the Will; Purify the Passions; Direct the Minds of Youth to the Pursuit of proper Objects; and to facilitate their Reading, Writing, and Speaking the English language, with Elegance and Propriety, John Hamilton Moore, 1802.
via University of Pittsburgh, Digital Research Library
Now I wonder if Sherlock Holmes† read this, which I think is a primer on etiquette. Maybe it sparked his interest in deductive logic. Probably not, given the date.
†Or, well, Dr Joseph Bell, who was Conan Doyle’s basis for Holmes.