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Author: La Serre, M. de (Jean-Puget), ca. 1600-1665.
Title: The secretary in fashion: or, A compendious and refined way of expression in all manner of letters. Composed in French by P. Sr de la Serre, historiographer of France. And translated into English, by John Massinger, Gent.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The secretary in fashion: or, A compendious and refined way of expression in all manner of letters. Composed in French by P. Sr de la Serre, historiographer of France. And translated into English, by John Massinger, Gent.
La Serre, M. de (Jean-Puget), ca. 1600-1665., Massinger, John,

London: Printed by J[ohn] B[eale] and S[tephen] B[ulkley] for Godfrey Emerson, and are to be sold at his shop in Little Brittain, 1640.
Alternate titles: Secrétaire áa la mode. English Le secrétaire áa la mode. Compendious and refined way of expression in all manner of letters.
Notes:
A translation of: Le secrétaire áa la mode.
Title page in red and black.
Printers' names from STC.
The first leaf is blank.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Letter-writing -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A10214.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE WORTHILY Admired for Learning and Good Parts, Mr. Tho: Berney, Gent. of Grays-Inn.
TO MY LORD, THE Abbot of Dorak, one of his Maje∣sties Privie Counsellors, and Trea∣surer of the Holy Chappell at Paris.
The Author to the Reader.
translator to the reader
part
THE FIRST LETTERS OF COMPLEMENT.
Another upon the same Subject.
letter
Another upon the same.
Another upon the same subiect.
Another upon the same.
Answers to the Letters of Complement.
Another Answer.
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Letters to complaine of a Long Silence.
Another upon the same.
Another Answer.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Answers to the Letter Complai∣ning of Silence.
Another Answer.
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Letters of Thanksgiving.
Another upon the same.
Another upon the same.
Another.
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Another.
Answers to the Letters of Thanksgiving.
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Letters of Intreaty.
Another upon the same.
Another upon the same.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Answers to the Letters of Intreaty.
Another Answer.
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Other Answers of Excuse to the Letters of Intreaty.
Another Answer.
Congratulatory Letters to a friend, of some Good Fortune happened to Him.
Another.
Another upon the same.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Answers to the Letters of Congratulation.
Another Answer.
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Another.
Another Answer.
Another Answer.
Congratulatory Letters to a Person of Eminent Quality.
Another.
Letters to a Person of Note, acknowledging some notable favour received.
Another.
Letters to aske Pardon for a Fault Committed.
Another.
Letters Reproaching a friend for the Coldnesse of his Affection.
Another.
Letters to complaine of Backe∣biting Speeches.
Another upon the same.
Answers to the Letters of Complaint.
Another Answer.
Letters to Iustifie ones selfe of a Reproach.
Another.
Congratulatory Letters to a new Married Man.
Another upon the same.
Answers to the Letters of Congratulation.
Another Answer.
Letters of Protestation of Friendship.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Answers to the Letters Protesting Friendship.
Another Answer.
Another Answer.
Another Answer.
Letters to a Friend in favour of another.
Another.
Answers to the Letters of Favour.
Another Answer.
Letters complaining of the Absence of a Friend.
Another.
Answers to the Letters which com∣plain of Absence.
Another Answer.
Letters to cleare our selfes of a false report.
An other.
An other.
Answers to the Letter of Justi∣fication.
Another Answer.
Letters to a sick Friend.
Another.
Answers to the Letters written to a sick Friend.
An other Answer.
Letters to demand the protection of a strange Prince.
Another.
Letters witnessing unto a Friend the con∣tentment we receive in serving him.
An other.
Another.
Answers to the precedent Letters.
An other Answer.
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An other Answer.
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THE SECOND PART OF The Secretarie in Fashion.
A Letter Consolatory to a Father upon the Death of his Sonne.
The Answer.
Another Answer.
Letters Consolatory to a Sonne, upon the Death of his Father.
Another Letter.
Another Letter.
Answers to the Letters of Conso∣lation.
Another Answer.
Letters Consolatory to a Husband upon the Death of his Wife.
Another.
Another.
Answers to the Precedent Letters.
Another Answer.
Another Answer.
Another Answer.
Consolatory Letters to a Lady or Gentlewo∣man upon her Husbands Death.
Another.
Another.
Answers to the precedent Letters.
Another Answer.
A Letter from a Widdow, certifying a friend of her Husbands Death.
A Letter from a Husband to his Wife, com∣forting her upon the Death of their Son.
LOVE LETTERS upon all sorts of Subjects. And First of Presentation of Service.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Answers to the Precedent Letters.
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Letters to demand an Answer.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Answers to the Precedent Letters.
Another Answer.
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Letters upon the absence of ones Mistresse.
Another.
Another to the same Purpose.
Another
Answers to the Precedent Letters.
Another Answer.
Another Answer.
Other more obliging Answers to the Precedent Letters.
Another Answer.
Letters protesting Love and Fidelity.
Another.
Answers to the Precedent Letters.
Another Answer.
Letters Complaining of a Neglect.
Another upon the Same.
Answers to the Precedent Letters.
Another Answer.
Letters Complaining of Inconstancy.
Another.
Answers to these kind of Letters.
Another.
A Letter to demand the Picture of ones Mistresse.
An Answer to this Letter.
A Letter to demand a Mistres her Haire.
A Favourable Answer to this Letter.