The Behaviour Book; A Manual For Ladies

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byEliza Leslie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...C. North Carolina--S. Q. South Carolina--Cf-a. or Greo. Georgia--Ala. Alabama--Miss. Mississippi--Mo. Missouri--La. Louisiana--Tenn. Tennessee--Ky. Kentucky--0. Ohio--Ind. Indiana--III. Illinois--Mich. Michigan--Ark. Arkansas--Wis. Wisconsin--To. Iowa--Tex. Texas--Flo. Florida--Gal. California--Or. Oregon--Minn. Minnesota--Utah--D. 0. District of Columbia. To these may be added the abbreviations of the British possessions in North America: U. 0. Upper Canada--L. 0. Lower Canada--N. S. Nova Scotia--JV. B. New Brunswick--N. P. New Providence. In directing a letter to a foreign country, give the whole name, as France, Spain, Belgium, England, Ireland, Scotland, &c. We have towns in America called after all manner of European towns. For instance, a letter directed to our Havre-de-Grace, might, if Maryland was not designated, find its way to Havre-de-Grace in France; Home in the state of New York might he taken to Rome in Italy,--York in Pennsylvania to York in England, &c. We know an instance of a gentleman directing an important letter to Boston, and, forgetting to add Mass, (for Massachusetts) at the bottom, the letter actually went from Philadelphia to the small town of Boston in Lincolnshire, England. In writing from Europe, finish the direction with the words United States of North America. When the name of the state is short, you may giye all the letters that compose it, as Maine--Ohio--Iowa--Texas--Utah. When you send a letter by a private opportunity, (a thing which is already almost obsolete since the days of cheap postage,) it will be sufficient to introduce very near the lower edge of the left-hand corner of the back, simply the name of the gentleman who carries it, written small. It is now considered old-fashioned to insert on the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...C. North Carolina--S. Q. South Carolina--Cf-a. or Greo. Georgia--Ala. Alabama--Miss. Mississippi--Mo. Missouri-...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217622100

ISBN - 13:9780217622103

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