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Invitation Form Actual Size 5⅛ x 3¼

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as heretofore. They stand for the French words Re'pondez s'il vous plait and should not be capitalized. They are not incorrect—-but the favor of an answer is requested seems more elegant.

The "At Home" Card The afternoon reception invitation which takes the form of a tea or "At Home," does not require an answer. One goes, or sends a card at the reception hour if prevented from attending.

The visiting card is quite correctly used for inviting, with the word Bridge, Reading, or