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The lady of letters in the eighteenth century

Ehrenpreis, Irvin

The lady of letters in the eighteenth century

papers read at a Clark Library Seminar, January 18, 1969, by Irvin Ehrenpreis and Robert Halsband

by Ehrenpreis, Irvin

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women authors,
  • English letters,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesWilliam Andrews Clark Memorial Library seminar papers
    ContributionsHalsband, Robert, 1914-1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 55 p.
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26898393M
    OCLC/WorldCa113268

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    Letter writing manuals grew in popularity as correspondence became a fashionable hobby for the upwardly-mobile in the mid-eighteenth century. These books advised correspondents on the various conventions of writing a letter, as well as the correct ways to address and seal it. the letter and the distance it was traveled. To save on space and pay less in fees, people would often write what we call "cross-letters." Once the writer finished writing down the page, he or she would turn the paper and write down from the margins, overlapping what was already written ("Letters from the 18th Century").While it may have saved money, they were often very hard to decipher.

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