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Hill's manual of social and business forms

  • 1876
Chicago: Moses Warren & Co.
  • "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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Creator
Hill, Thomas E.
Date
1876
Publisher
Chicago: Moses Warren & Co.
Language
English
Description of Original
vii, 8-305 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.
For Staff
METS

Available Contents

  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. Preface
  4. [Contents]
  5. Penmanship
  6. Short-hand writing
  7. Spelling
  8. Capital letters
  9. Punctuation
  10. Grammar
  11. Dictionary of synonyms
  12. Letter writing
  13. Titles
  14. Superscriptions
  15. Business letters
  16. Applications for situations
  17. Letters of recommendation
  18. Letters of sympathy
  19. Letters of congratulation
  20. Letters of introduction
  21. Letters of advice
  22. Letters of excuse
  23. Letters asking favors
  24. Letters accompanying gifts
  25. Letters of friendship and relationship
  26. Letters of love
  27. Wedding cards and invitations
  28. Wedding ceremonies: for notes of invitation to weddings and parties
  29. Marriage notices, etc
  30. Invitations to receptions and parties, printed on cards and circulars
  31. Family records
  32. Marriage anniversaries
  33. Notes of invitations to parties and elsewhere
  34. Visiting and business cards
  35. Commercial forms
  36. Rate of interest
  37. Bank forms
  38. Forms of book-keeping
  39. Orders
  40. Receipts
  41. Bills of purchase
  42. Articles of agreement
  43. Bills of sale
  44. Bonds
  45. Mortgages
  46. Deeds
  47. Landlord and tenant
  48. Partnership
  49. Wills
  50. Subscription papers
  51. Exemptions from forced sale
  52. United States postal laws
  53. Directions for securing copyrights
  54. Tables of reference
  55. Weights, measures, heat and cold
  56. Wage table
  57. Population of the United States
  58. Population of different countries
  59. Geographical and historical tables
  60. Important facts
  61. Population of cities
  62. United States public debt
  63. "Given" names of people
  64. Distances by land and water
  65. Foreign words and phrases
  66. List of modern abbreviations
  67. Constitutions and by-laws
  68. Calls for public meetings
  69. Resolutions
  70. Petitions
  71. Public celebrations
  72. Toasts and sentiments
  73. Public meetings
  74. Parlimenatry rules
  75. Writing for the press
  76. Name and sizes of books
  77. Book and newspaper type
  78. Directions for reading proof
  79. Names of types
  80. Alphabets of plain and fancy letters
  81. Sign-painting
  82. Engravers' inscriptions
  83. Tombstone inscriptions
  84. Epitaphs
  85. Poetry
  86. Vocabulary of rhymes
  87. Selections from the poets
  88. [Commendations and opinions of the press]
  89. [Cover]