How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters) A Complete Guide to Correct Business and Personal Correspondence
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How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters) A Complete Guide to Correct Business and Personal Correspondence

By Mary Owens Crowther
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Table of Contents
  • HOW TO WRITE LETTERS
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • CONTENTS
    • CHAPTER I
    • CHAPTER II
    • CHAPTER III
    • CHAPTER IV
    • CHAPTER V
    • CHAPTER VI
    • CHAPTER VII
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • CHAPTER IX
    • CHAPTER X
    • CHAPTER XI
    • CHAPTER XII
    • CHAPTER XIII
  • LIST OF TEXT ILLUSTRATIONS
  • HOW TO WRITE LETTERS
  • CHAPTER I
  • WHAT IS A LETTER?
  • CHAPTER II
  • THE PURPOSE OF THE LETTER
  • CHAPTER III
  • THE PARTS OF A LETTER
    • 1. The Heading
    • 2. The Inside Address
    • 3. The Salutation
    • 4. The Body of the Letter
    • 5. The Complimentary Close
    • 6. The Signature
    • 7. The Superscription
  • CHAPTER IV
  • BEING APPROPRIATE—WHAT TO AVOID
    • Commom Offenses
    • Stock Phrases in Business Letters
  • CHAPTER V
  • PERSONAL LETTERS—SOCIAL AND FRIENDLY
    • Invitations and Acknowledgments
      • FORMAL INVITATIONS
      • INFORMAL INVITATIONS
    • FORMAL INVITATIONS
    • INFORMAL INVITATIONS
    • The Letter of Condolence
    • Letters of Sympathy in Case of Illness
    • Letters of Congratulation
    • Letters of Introduction
    • Letter of Thanks
    • Letters between Friends
  • CHAPTER VI
  • PERSONAL BUSINESS LETTERS
  • CHAPTER VII
  • THE BUSINESS LETTER
    • Sales and Announcement Letters
    • Keeping the Customer
    • Selling Real Estate
    • Bank Letters
    • Letters of Order and Acknowledgment
    • Letters of Complaint and Adjustment
    • Credit and Collection Letters
    • Letters to References Given by the Applicant
    • Letters of Application
    • Letters of Reference
    • Letters of Introduction
    • Letters of Inquiry
  • CHAPTER VIII
  • THE USE OF FORM PARAGRAPHS
  • CHAPTER IX
  • CHILDREN'S LETTERS
  • CHAPTER X
  • TELEGRAMS
    • Occasional Telegrams
  • CHAPTER XI
  • THE LAW OF LETTERS—CONTRACT LETTERS
  • CHAPTER XII
  • THE COST OF A LETTER
  • CHAPTER XIII
  • STATIONERY, CRESTS AND MONOGRAMS
    • Social Correspondence
    • Business Stationery
      • THE END
    • THE END
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