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Noah Webster

Noah WebsterNoah Webster was a good friend of Laurent Clerc and he worked with Gallaudet to make a school dictionary for students.

He wrote a spelling book that was widely used in the 19th century. It was called Webster’s “blue back” speller, because it had a blue cover.

He was from West Hartford, Connecticut. He wrote the first American dictionary.

More information about Noah Webster can be found at The Noah Webster House Museum of West Hartford History