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The AMA Handbook of Business Letters, 4th Edition by Edward Coleman, Jeffrey L. Seglin

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CHAPTER 16

Social, personal, and miscellaneous letters

We all know that some occasions that call for a letter have little to do with specific business matters like closing a big sale or acquiring a small company. The rules of effective letter writing apply as much to social and personal letters as they do to more business-related letters.

The sample letters in this chapter consist of various letters you may find yourself needing to write. The letters here were written by professionals for a diverse range of social and personal occasions, and can serve as ideal models on which to base your own social and personal letters.

Many of the letters in this chapter can be sent as emails or as attachments to emails. For those letters that can be adapted ...

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