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THE

LETTER WRITER:

CONTAINING

A GREAT VARIETY OF LETTERS

ON THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS;

RELATIONSHIP-BUSINESS-LOVE, COURTSHIP, AND
MARRIAGE-FRIENDSHIP, AND MISCELLA.

NEOUS LETTERS:

SELECTED FROM JUDICIOUS AND EMINENT WRITERS.

The art of writing well consists in putting proper words in
proper places.

Dean Swift.

CHARLESTOWN-G. DAVIDSON.

1827,

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CONTENTS.

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PART I.RELATIONSHIP.

1 From a young lad at a boarding-school in the country to his

brother, an apprentice in New York

13

2 The Brother's answer

14

3 From a young Miss to her Parents

ib

4 From the same to her parents on another occasion

15

5 From a young Miss to her Brother in the country

ib

6 Answer to the preceding

16

7 From a Brother to a Sister in the country, upbraiding her

for being negligent in writing

17

8 From the Daughter to the Mother in excuse for her neglect ib

9 From a Father to his Sop at school

18

10 From a Youth at school to his Father

19

From an elder to a younger Brother at school

20

12 From an Apprentice to his Father in praise of his Master

and family.

21

13 From a Lad to his Mother during his Apprenticeship 22

14 From a Young Lady to her Mother

23

15 From á Young Man to his father, desiring him to inter-

cede with his Master to take him again into his service

ib

16 The Father's answer

24

17 The Father's letter to the Master

25

18 The Master's Answer

ib

19 From a Mother in town, to a Daughter at school in the

country, l'ecommending the practice of Virtue

26

20 The Answer

28

21. From an Officer in the navy to his Son at school

ib

22 The Son's Answer

29

23 From a Young Gentleman, clerk to a merchant in town, to

his father in the country, soliciting pocket money 30

24 The Father's Answer

31

25 From a young Tradesman, lately entered into business, to

his father, asking his consent to marry -

32

26 The Father's Answer

33

27 From a Young Woman just gone to service in New York,

to her Mother in the country

34

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