Title: Our deportment; or, The manners, conduct and dress of the most refined society; including forms for letters, invitations, etc., etc. Also, valuable suggestions on home culture and training
Year: 1885 (1880s)
Authors: Young, John H
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. [etc.] F.B. Dickerson & Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
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