Eighteenth-century numerals

Stephen Laker asked us the following question:

Do eighteenth-century and later grammars prescribe the order four-and-twenty or twenty-four in numerals. Until relatively recently many dialects of England used the older Dutch/German/Frisian type system? Indeed, according to the Linguistic Atlas of England (Map S 7) the older system seems to be found in most dialects, including those of south-east England and all of East Anglia.

Any suggestions will be most welcome!

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