The Business Man's English; Spoken and Written

The Business Man's English; Spoken and Written

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...MINN. June IT, 19-Mr. Rlohard T. Green Employment Department Travelers insurance Co. Chicago, Illinois Dear Mr. Green: The young man about whoa yon Inquire has muoh native ability and while In our employ proved htmself a Raster of office routine. I regret to say, however, that he left us under olreurastanoes that would not Justify our recommending him to you. Cordially yours A very short letter, well placed. sistence that you are cultivating will give you a command of yourself far superior to that of the ordinary typist. Envelopes. Commercial envelopes are usually 3 or 3% inches in width, while the length is commonly 6%, or 6% inches for the business size, and 9 or 10 inches for the official size. The baronial size, about 4x5 inches, is being widely adopted by professional men. The window envelope has a transparent section through which the inside address on the letter may be read. Such envelopes may be obtained in either business or official size and are of great advantage because they eliminate the laborious addressing of each envelope separately. Besides, when window envelopes are used, it is impossible to get a letter into the wrong envelope. Whatever style of envelope is adopted, it should harmonize with the letter paper and, if possible, should match it exactly. A return card should be printed upon the upper left-hand corner of the envelope, or upon the flap, to insure the return of undeliverable letters which would otherwise be sent to the Dead Letter Office at Washington. Folding the letter. Care should be taken to learn the conventional methods of folding letter size paper for the various envelopes as explained below. For business envelopes. Place the letter on the desk face up with the bottom toward you. Fold the bottom edge up to about...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236509676
  • 9781236509673