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Still in the Shorterhand series, more office material. . . .
Shorterhand Skills for the Future, Pitman Publishing Corporation, 1974, p 81, 87, and 92-93
Gentlemen: We have noticed lately that there has been a shortage in several of the shipments that you delivered to us. We are quite sure that the shortages occurred before the shipments reached us and it is, therefore, your responsibility to make sure that this does not occur again.
We have generally found your delivery service to be reliable but we can no longer guarantee that we shall be able to continue using your service. This would depend on whether or not you can correct the present shortages in deliveries.
We should appreciate hearing from you further about this matter. Very truly yours,
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