The secretary's guide: in four parts. Part I. Containing Variety of Forms for Inditing Letters upon any Subject whatsoever, in the most elegant and refined Stile now made use of: With Directions for giving the most proper Titles and Epithets to Persons of all Ranks and Qualities. Part II. Choice Forms and Precedents for writing Acquirtances, Bills, Bonds, Judgments, Descasances, Letters of Attorney, Deeds of Gifts, Wills, Assignments, Counter-Securities, Bills of Sale, Letters of License, Indentures for Apprentices, inland and foreign Bills of Exchange, &c. Part III. An Account of Time, in Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months, and Years; with a Perpetual Almanack, shewing the Day of the Month forever; fixed Feasts and remarkable Days; a Table of Kings and Queens; Eclipses of the Sun and Moon, and then Causes, shewing when they will be eclipsed forever. Also how to find the Moon's rising and serting at any time; Signs of Weather: a Chronology from the Creation to this present Year. Tables of Annuities, Expences, and Wages; An exact Catalogue of all the Roads and Post-Stages, with the Number of Miles: The Method of the General Post, shewing what Days Letters may be sent, and whither; with the Rates for Carriage of the foreign and inland Letters; also the Method of the Penny-Post, and several other Things necessary to be known. Part IV. A short, but comprehensive, English Dictionary, alphabetically explaining all hard and difficult Words; Together with some useful Directions for true Pointing, &c. Written by G. F. gent.

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London : printed by W. O. [William Onley] and sold by the booksellers, [1705?]

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[8],158p. : ill. ; 120.

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ESTC N22462



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