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Hill's manual of social and business forms : a guide to correct writing, showing how to express written thought plainly, rapidly, elegantly and correctly in social and business life

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Hill, Thomas E.
Hill's manual of social and business forms : a guide to correct writing, showing how to express written thought plainly, rapidly, elegantly and correctly in social and business life
Chicago: Moses Warren & Co., 1876
vii, 8-305 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.

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Contents

[Cover]

[Title page], pp. [i]-[iv]

Preface, pp. [v]-vii

[Contents], pp. 8-16

Penmanship, pp. 17-43

Short-hand writing, pp. 44-47

Spelling, pp. 48-51

Capital letters, p. 52

Punctuation, pp. 52-54

Grammar, pp. 55-62

Dictionary of synonyms, pp. 63-78

Letter writing, pp. 79-81

Titles, pp. 82-83

Superscriptions, pp. 84-86

Business letters, pp. 87-90

Applications for situations, pp. 91-93

Letters of recommendation, p. 94

Letters of sympathy, pp. 95-96

Letters of congratulation, pp. 97-98

Letters of introduction, pp. 99-100

Letters of advice, pp. 101-102

Letters of excuse, p. 103

Letters asking favors, p. 104

Letters accompanying gifts, pp. 105-106

Letters of friendship and relationship, pp. 107-111

Letters of love, pp. 112-120

Wedding cards and invitations, pp. 121-124

Wedding ceremonies: for notes of invitation to weddings and parties, pp. 125-127

Marriage notices, etc, p. 128

Invitations to receptions and parties, printed on cards and circulars, p. 129

Family records, pp. 130-131

Marriage anniversaries, pp. 132-133

Notes of invitations to parties and elsewhere, pp. 134-136

Visiting and business cards, pp. 137-138

Commercial forms, pp. 139-143

Rate of interest, pp. 144-145

Bank forms, pp. 146-149

Forms of book-keeping, pp. 150-151

Orders, p. 152

Receipts, p. 152

Bills of purchase, p. 153

Articles of agreement, pp. 154-156

Bills of sale, pp. 156-157

Bonds, pp. 157-158

Mortgages, pp. 158-160

Deeds, pp. 160-162

Landlord and tenant, pp. 162-164

Partnership, pp. 164-166

Wills, pp. 166-171

Subscription papers, p. 171

Exemptions from forced sale, pp. 172-175

United States postal laws, pp. 176-183

Directions for securing copyrights, p. 183

Tables of reference, p. 184

Weights, measures, heat and cold, pp. 185-186

Wage table, p. 186

Population of the United States, p. 187

Population of different countries, p. 187

Geographical and historical tables, p. 188

Important facts, p. 189

Population of cities, p. 190

United States public debt, p. 191

"Given" names of people, p. 192

Distances by land and water, p. 193

Foreign words and phrases, pp. 194-195

List of modern abbreviations, pp. 196-201

Constitutions and by-laws, pp. 202-203

Calls for public meetings, pp. 204-205

Resolutions, pp. 205-208

Petitions, pp. 208-209

Public celebrations, pp. 209-210

Toasts and sentiments, p. 211

Public meetings, pp. 212-215

Parlimenatry rules, pp. 215-227

Writing for the press, pp. 228-230

Name and sizes of books, p. 231

Book and newspaper type, pp. 232-233

Directions for reading proof, pp. 234-235

Names of types, pp. 236-239

Alphabets of plain and fancy letters, pp. 240-250

Sign-painting, pp. 251-254

Engravers' inscriptions, pp. 255-256

Tombstone inscriptions, pp. 257-258

Epitaphs, pp. 259-261

Poetry, pp. 262-268

Vocabulary of rhymes, pp. 269-278

Selections from the poets, pp. 279-305 ff.

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