Nichols Business Guide

How to Write
from the Nichols Business Guide
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Safe Methods of Business by J.L. Nichols, 1889

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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.

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Business Capitals, Script Business Alphabet

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How to Address an Envelope, Commercial Correspondence

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Notes of Invitation

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Alphabet for Marking Boxes and Packages, Alphabet for Pen Printing

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