from the Nichols Business Guide
Safe Methods of Business by J.L. Nichols, 1889
1. Sit in an upright and easy position. Keep both feet on the floor.
2. Hold the pen firmly, but not so tightly as to cramp the fingers.
3. Place the hand on the paper.
Script Alphabet, Flourished Alphabet
Business Capitals, Script Business Alphabet
Ornamental Penmanship, German Script Alphabet
How to Address an Envelope, Commercial Correspondence
Notes of Invitation
Alphabet for Marking Boxes and Packages, Alphabet for Pen Printing