The Lady’s Polite Secretary, or New Female Letter Writer


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The Lady’s Polite Secretary, or New Female Letter Writer


Letter writing.
English language --Style.
English letters --Women authors.
Engravings --18th century --England --[illus]
Letters --England --18th century


Extended title: The lady’s polite secretary, or New female letter writer : Containing an elegant variety of interesting and instructive letters, intended as models to form the style on every point essential to the happiness or entertainment of the sex. In which are comprised many admired epistolary narratives, an article hitherto unattempted in every book of its kind. Likewise several original letters of wit and sentiment, by ladies of the first rank in the literary world. To which are added, instances ... of that flimsy, affected style and sentiment, so prevalent in modern correspondence ... With variety of poetical letters ... and cards of compliment and condolence ... To which is prefixed a short, but comprehensive, grammar of the English language ... / By the Right Hon. Lady Dorothea Du Bois.


Du Bois, Dorothea, 1728-1774


London: Printed for J. Coote, at No.16, and T. Evans No.54, Pater-Noster-Row




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Du Bois, Dorothea, 1728-1774, “The Lady’s Polite Secretary, or New Female Letter Writer,” KU Libraries Exhibits, accessed August 11, 2022,