The letter* accompanying this essay was written for a 7th grade English class. The assignment was to present various types of letter writing styles such as business, informal, personal, etc., as an entertainingly written report.

The sample letter displayed has been chosen to show forth handwriting with it’s value and benefits when applied in an educational setting. ELVIS SWIFT Dry Goods & Supply is an advocate and ardent supporter for preserving the teaching of cursive writing in today’s school curriculum. Many schools across the country have removed teaching handwriting from the classroom deeming the practice unnecessary in today’s world of digital communication.

*Our pictorial example has been heavily redacted for no other reason than that it seems to us that that is the current appropriate manner in which to present written communicated information.