The universal letter-writer; or, New art of polite correspondence. Also a new grammar of the English language (Google eBook)

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On the same subject
38
The character of a worthy family ib 24 A mothers advice to her daughter
39
On the danger of young women keeping company with men of loose characters
40
Imprudence acknowledged with sincerity
41
A comparative description of the happiness of people in England
42
A humorous letter from a sailor at Plymouth to his wife in London
43
SO A letter from a young woman to her parents in the lowest style concerning her sweetheart
44
ON BUSINESS 32 Youth entering into business soliciting the assist ance of those already established
45
Affluence encouraging industry
46
S9 The answer
47
An urgent demand of payment
49
A reasonable answer
50
From a young man inadvertently surprised with an immediate demand of payment
51
A prudent answer ib 44 Soliciting the loan of money from a friend
52
The humane answer
53
Benevolence displayed ib 48 On the same subject
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On the same subject ib 50 Losses in trade emphatically displayed ib 51 Sympathy with the distressed
55
An excuse for not paying money when due
56
A sensible compliance with the above ib 54 From a modest young man who has an opportu nity of settling in business to an aged gentle man of bene...
57
A satisfactory answer
58
A servants fidelity to his master
59
Fidelity acknowledged
60
The answer V
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A request complied with
63
A complaint of the badness of goods ib 65 A reasonable excuse
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Industry struggling under afflictions ib 67 A satisfactory answer to the above
65
An instance of female prudence as connected with the finest sentiments
66
Real love displayed G7 71 An affectionate mothers recommendation of a dutiful son
68
A young lady acknowledging to her lovers mother that she Is willing to comply
69
From the same to her lover
70
A deathbed scene
72
Conjugal felicity and rural life
73
A sensible loveletter
74
A sister requesting advise of her brother
75
Her brothers answer
76
A declaration of love
77
A romantic loveletter
78
A prudent answer
79
Love and duty described
80
On the same subject
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