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ing, 218.

National Manuscripts, Facsimiles of, Postman described by Cowper, 193.
207, 212.

Postmark of undated letters, 198.
Navarre, Margaret Queen of, 38. Postmaster-General's Reports, 185, 186,
Navvies' letters, 141.

191.
Nelson's correspondence, 120.

Post-office Statistics, 185, et seq.
objections to wafers, 190.

Postscripts, 8, 22, 221.
Newcastle, Duke of, 200.

Post-town in date of letter, 189.
North British Review on handwriting, Præloquium, Roman, 2, 4, 140.

Prescriptions, Illegible, 214.
Northern Journal of Medicine on ‘Press,' its effects on correspondence,

handwriting, 219.
Norton, Mrs., 216.

Prime Ministers, Good writing of, 199.
Notes vice letters, 11.

Proposal, Model forms of, 173.
Provost's correspondence, A, 193.

Punch on letter-burning, 243.
O'CONNELL, Daniel, 210.

Punctuation, 154.
Official letters, 111.

Pusey, Rev. Dr., 210.
Ogilvy, Lord, to his ‘Angel,' 119.
Old English letters, 12.
Old-world letters, 1.

Quaint letters, 84, et seq.
Olivet on Balzac and Voiture, 30.

superscriptions, 183, 184.

Quaker correspondence, Laconic, 107.
Opinions' of interpreters of handwrit-

Quarterly Review on Cowper's letters,

54.
Oswald Cray, 133.

Queen, Letters to the, 93, 94.
Owen, Morgan, 191.

Handwriting of the, 216.
PALMERSTON, Lord, 199, 200, 214.

RACINE, 36.
Pardoe, Miss, 62.

Radical Members, Bad writing of, 202.
Paston correspondence, 12.

Raleigh, Letters of Sir Walter, 18.
Agnes, to her son, 13.

Rambler, The, on epistolary style,
John, to Lord Grey, 14.

155.
Patron, Dr. Johnson's description of a, Reading, Disadvantage of bad, 196.
79.

Receipt of Letters, 192.
Peabody, George, to the Queen, 94. "Red-tape,' 111.
Pedantic punctuation, 154.

Refusal, Model forms of, 173, 174.
Peel, Sir Robert, 199.

Registers, Marriage, 207
Penelope to Ulysses, 124.

Registrar-General, Quaint letter to
Penmanship (see Handwriting).

the, 143.
Peregrine Pickle, Famous letter in, Report of the, 207.
125.

Repetitions, Categorical, 155.
Perspicuity in business letters, 108. Returned letters, 185, 186.
Petrarch, 38.

Richard II., 207:
Photographic portraiture, 143.

Rigby, Elizabeth, 62.
Piatoni's Italian letters, 38.

Rogers, Samuel, 210.
Pigtail, Sailor's letter anent, 142.

Roman letters, 2, 189.
Pithy letters, 98, et seq.

Romantic effusions, 171.
Pollock, Sir Frederick, 210.

Rousseau, 36.
Pomare v. to the Alleghanians, 92.

on love-letters, 123.
Pope, Alexander, 212.

Rowley, Case of Mr. and Mrs., 118.
to Mrs. Fermor, 41.

R-s, The three, 196.
to the poet Gay, 42.

Rubens, 211.
's correspondence, 40, 120, 121.

Ruskin, John, 210.
Porson, Richard, 212.

Russell, Correspondence of Lady, 19.
Porter, Jane and Anna Maria, 62.

Earl, 209.
Portland, Duke of, 210.

Lord John, 199, 200.
Postal arrangements, their effect on Ruthall, Bishop, 212.
correspondence, 11.

Rutherfurd, Samuel, 20.

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Sail or sell,' 106.

Smedley, Frank, his lines to Mrs.
Sailor's epistle, 142, 236.

Virtue, 91.
Sainte-Beuve on Joubert, 37.

Smith, Sydney, 61.
Saturday Review on love-letters, 123. to Lord Jeffrey, 73.
on caligraphy, 203.

to Mrs. Murchison, 74.
Schiller's correspondence, 37.

Southey, Robert, 61.
Schlegel, Frederick, on underlining,

to Cottie, 73.

's Life and Letters of Cowper, 55.
152.
School diet, 135.

Spanish Letter, 225.
Scotland and England, Marriage Spectator, The, 45, 121.
registers of, 208.

Speke, Letter on the death of Captain,
Scotland, Gray's description of, 52. 91.
in 1498, 228.

Spelling and handwriting, 203.
Scott, Sir Walter, 209.

Sprague's epistolary fraud, 165.
his objection to wafers, 190. Squirearchical distinction, 179.
Letters of, 8o.

Stanley, Dean, 209.
Lockhart's Life of, 76.

his Life of Dr. Arnold, 76.
to the Duke of Buccleuch, 80, Lord (now Earl of Derby). 200.
81.

Statesmen, Good writing of British,
Scottish correspondence, 19.

199-201.
- intelligence in the matter of ad- Steel pens, 216.
dresses, 183, 186.

Steele on love-letters, 122.
letters, Eccentric, 189.

-- to Miss Scurlock, 121.
letters, Two characteristic, 240. 's correspondence, 121.
Scriptural letters, 1, 4.

Steell, John, 210:
Sculptor's love-letter, 125.

'Stella,' Swift's letters to, 43, 121.
- weakness, A, 179.

Stereotyped conclusions, 147.
Sealing-wax, 190.

Sterne, Laurence, 61, 120.
Seller, Dr. William, 219.

on the charity ofthe two sexes, 160.
Sentimentalism, Sickly, 113.

to ‘Eugenius,' 68.
Seton line of the Earls of Eglinton, Steuarts of Grandtully, Correspondence

of the, 19.
Seventeenth century letters, 19. Stewart, Dugald, 210.
Sévigné, Madame de, 31.

Stirlings of Keir, Correspondence of
her letters to her daughter, 32. the, 19.
to M. de Coulanges, 34, 223.

Strafford, Letters of Lord, 18.
Seward, Letters of Miss, 40.

Subscriptions, Model applications for,
Shadforth, Colonel, to his wife and 173.
children, 82.

Superscriptions, 178, 183.
Shaftesbury, Earl of, 209.

Swearing, Former practice of, 26.
Shakespeare, 212.

Swift to Lord Boling broke, 43.
• Artemus Ward' on, 97.

to the poet Gay, 44.
Sharpe, Archbishop, 20.

's correspondence, 42, 120.
of Hoddom, General, 205.

Swiss mountain, Letter from a, 149.
Charles Kirkpatrick, 85.
Sibbald, Laconic letter of James, 102. TALLEYRAND, Laconic letters of, 106.
Signatures, 204, et seq.

Tatler, The, 121, 122.
Early Royal, 207.

Taylor, Isaac, 210.
Illegible, 205.

Jeremy, 20.
Old, 22.

Tom, 215.
Similarity of, 214.

Telegraph, Extended use of the, 192.
Sinclair, Miss Catherine, 99.

Temperament and handwriting, 219.
Sir John, his numerous distinc- Temple, Sir William, his long sen-
tions, 181.

tences, 153.
'Sir' and 'Madam,' 176.

Tennyson, Alfred, 210.
Sixteenth century letters, 18, 19. Testimonials, Clerical, 160.
Sleat to Glengarry, 100.

Thackeray, William M., 210, 215.

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Thackeray to a friend, 74.
Theodoros to Victoria, 93.
Third person, Style of the, 86.
Thumb, General Tom, 210.
Tillotson, Correspondence of Arch-

bishop, 19.
Titty and Dubby, 118.
Tonna, Mrs., 62.
Trans-Atlantic villany, 165.
Trelawny, Master, to his parents, 135.
Trollope, Mrs., 216.
Tupper, Martin F., 210.
Tytler, Patrick Fraser, 210.
U1 Ujub Ool Oojab, 175,
Unaddressed letters, 186.
Undated letters, 188.
Underlining of words, 152.
‘Unfavourable’ replies, Models for,

172.
Uniformity of female handwriting, 216.

Modern standard of, 11.
United Kingdom, Correspondence of

the, 185, 191.
‘Unlettered' letter-writers, 143.
Urban, Sylvanus,' on the handwriting

of authors, 215.
Usher, A distressed, 162.

Walpole to Miss Berry, 60.

's correspondence, 57.
Walton, Captain, to Sir George Byng,

99.
Wandering letter, A, 70, et seq;

Wax Figgers,' Artemus Ward on, 97.
Weather as a topic for correspondence,

148.
Wellesley, Marquis, 201, 209.
Wellington, Duke of, 199, 209.

Laconic letter of, 106.
Welsh bard, Letterless, 191.
Wharncliffe's (Lord) edition of Lady

M. W. Montagu's Life and Letters,

49.
Whately, Archbishop, 210.
Whewell, Laconic letter of Dr., 89.
White, Henry Kirke, 61.
Wilberforce, Bishop, 210.

Will you ?' and 'Won't I ?' 105,
Wilson, George, his letters to children,
136.

John, 209.
Winckelmann's letters, 37.
Wine as a topic for correspondence, 148.
Winton, Earl of, 21.
Wolsey, Cardinal, 212.
Wolstoncroft, Mary, 61.
Wood, Mary A. E., her Letters of

Ladies of Great Britain, 18.
Wordsworth, William, 210.

's letters to children, 136.
Worship, Names of, 178.
Writing, Rarity of good, 196.

VALENTINES, 187.
Verbose style, 151.
Versailles, Addison's description of, 47.
Villars, Madame de, 36.
Vivâ voce declarations, 124.
Voiture, Vincent, 29, 32.
Voltaire, 211, 220.

on Madame de Sévigné, 32.

YELVERTON case, 113.
'Yes,' Two ways of saying, 109.
'Your most obedient humble servant,'

178.

Wafers, 190.
Wallace's (Lady) Translations of the

correspondence of Mozart, etc., 38.

ZIMMERMANN's letters, 37.

EDINBURGH: T. CONSTABLE,
PRINTER TO THE QUEEN, AND TO THE UNIVERSITY,

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