Acceptance of an invitation, XI¶52; to a formal dinner, XIV¶37; to an informal dinner, XI¶59; to a wedding, XI¶28.
Acknowledgment of Christmas presents, XXVII¶75; of wedding presents, XXI¶37; of messages of condolence, XXIV¶87.
Address, forms of. See: Forms of address.
Address, notification of, X¶26; by bride and groom, XI¶26.
Address on envelopes, XXVII¶53, XXVII¶140; on letters, XXVII¶8, XXVII¶23, XXVII¶54, XXVII¶55; on visiting cards, X¶4.
Afternoon parties, chapter on, XIII¶1XIII¶46.
Afternoon teas. See: Teas.
Ambassador, close of letter to, XXVII¶30; function of in presentation at court, XXXVII¶62; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to announce as a guest, XIV¶134; how to introduce, II¶4, XXVII¶140.
Americans abroad, XXXVII¶35XXXVII¶84.
Announcement of a death, XXIV¶14; of an engagement, X¶64, XX¶20, XX¶44; of a second marriage, XI¶24; of a wedding, XI¶22.
Announcing dinner, XIV¶143.
Announcing guests, at afternoon tea, XIII¶10; at dinner, XIV¶130XIV¶136.
Answering the door, XII¶69. See also: Not at home.
Anthem, national, IV¶6.
Apology, form of, IV¶10; letters of, XXVII¶58; at the theater, VI¶25.
Archbishop, close of letter to, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to introduce, XXVII¶140.
Arm, etiquette of offering and taking, V¶8.
Artichokes, how to eat, XXXV¶42.
Asking for a dance, XVII¶72, XVII¶86.
Asparagus, how to eat, XXXV¶41.
At home with dancing, invitations to an, XI¶33XI¶38.
Au revoir, avoidance of use of, III¶7.
Automobiles. See: Motoring; Vehicles.
Baby, cloths for, at a christening, XXIII¶26; letters of thanks for gifts to, XXVII¶78; training in table manners, XXXV¶3.
Bachelors apartment, tea in, XIX¶20; dinner, XIV¶192, XXI¶121, XXII¶132; party, IX¶22, XIX¶34; theater party, VI¶14.
Bachelor girl, XIX¶28.
Ball dress, XXXIII¶7, XXXIII¶23, XXXIII¶76, XXXVII¶34; in opera box, VI¶9.
Ballroom, etiquette in, XVII¶37XVII¶53; for an afternoon tea, XIII¶13.
Balls, chapter on, XVII¶1XVII¶105; clothes for, XXXIV¶37; gloves at, III¶13; hand-shaking at, III¶13; introductions at, II¶33, II¶70; invitations to, XI¶33XI¶38; for a débutante, XVIII¶1XVIII¶12; public, XVII¶93XVII¶105.
Beginning a letter, XXVIII¶8XXVIII¶15.
Behavior, good, fundamentals of, XXIX¶1XXIX¶25.
Best man, XXI¶96; clothes of, XXI¶110; duties of on wedding day, XXII¶3; during the marriage ceremony, XXII¶60, XXII¶67, XXII¶71; after the marriage ceremony, XXII¶75; in rehearsal, XXI¶138, XXI¶145; at the wedding breakfast, XXII¶106.
Best Society, chapter on, I¶1I¶8; definition of, I¶8.
Beverages at afternoon teas, XIII¶14XIII¶28, XIII¶37; at ball suppers, XVII¶29; at formal dinners, XIV¶98, XIV¶115; at luncheons, XVI¶27; at wedding breakfasts, XXII¶97, XXII¶106.
Big dinners, XIV¶175.
Birds, how to eat, XXXV¶46, .
Bishop, close of letter to, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to introduce, II¶5, XXVII¶140.
Bones, management of, at table, XXXV¶44.
Boots, XXXIII¶46, XXXIV¶29.
Bouquet, bridal, XXI¶153, XXII¶64, XXII¶67; of bridesmaid, XXI¶82.
Boutonnière, XXI¶112, XXI¶153, XXII¶45, XXII¶57, XXXIII¶46, XXXIV¶8.
Bowing, etiquette of, III¶15, III¶17, IV¶4, IV¶13IV¶27, X¶86, XXIX¶12; at court, XXXVII¶64.
Bread and butter, how to eat, XXXV¶43.
Bread and butter letters, XXVII¶80XXVII¶94.
Breakfast, invitations toXVI¶1; for country house guests, XXV¶87XXV¶92; wedding, XXII¶93XXII¶105.
Bridal procession, XXI¶134XXI¶146, XXII¶59XXII¶63.
Bridal veil, XXII¶24.
Bride, acknowledgment of gifts by, XXI¶37; acquiring of social position by, IX¶6IX¶11; calls of, IX¶7; calls on, IX¶11; gifts of to bridesmaids, XXI¶118; gifts to by groom, XXI¶152; giving away of, XXII¶43, XXII¶65; house of on wedding day, XXII¶7XXII¶21; letters of thanks to relatives-in-law, XXVII¶88; during the marriage ceremony, XXII¶63; in rehearsal, XXI¶127XXI¶146; at the wedding breakfast, XXII¶106; as a chaperon, XIX¶5; as a guest of honor, II¶40.
Brides going away dress, XXII¶110.
Brides mother, cards left with, X¶50.
Brides parents, XXII¶41XXII¶74; expenses of for wedding, XXII¶139.
Brides table, XXII¶98.
Bridegroom, XXI¶138, XXI¶147, XXII¶57, XXII¶64, XXII¶80; clothes of, XXI¶104XXI¶107; expenses of, XXI¶125, XXI¶147XXI¶153, XXII¶140; as a guest of honor, II¶40; parents of, at wedding reception, XXII¶90; wedding given by, XXI¶24.
Bridegrooms mother, card left with, X¶50.
Bridesmaids, XXI¶82XXI¶103, XXI¶133XXI¶137, XXI¶145, XXII¶30, XXII¶41, XXII¶63XXII¶78, XXII¶106.
Bridesmaids luncheon, XXI¶115.
Bridesmaids and ushers dinner, XXI¶119.
Bridge, XXXI¶1XXXI¶18; introduction at, II¶43; invitation to, XI¶56, XI¶68.
Buffet at afternoon teas, XIII¶13; luncheons, XVI¶40.
Bundles, carrying of, V¶6.
Business etiquette, XXXII¶1XXXII¶32; letters, XXVII¶25, XXVII¶54; relations between men and women, IV¶5, XXIX¶3, XXXII¶4; suits, XII¶102, XVI¶33, XXXIV¶21, XXXIV¶37; visits, II¶66, IV¶5, XXXII¶11.
Butler, XII¶51XII¶65, XII¶141XII¶149, XIII¶9, XIV¶33, XIV¶86, XIV¶130, XXV¶79.
Butter, avoidance of at formal dinner, XIV¶100, XXXV¶49.
Cabaret, supper at, XIX¶20.
Cabinet, member of, close of letter to, XXVII¶30, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to announce as a guest, XIV¶132; how to introduce, XXVII¶140.
Cardinal, close of letter to, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to introduce, II¶3, XXVII¶140.
Calls. See: Visits.
Camp, house party in, chapter on, XXVI¶1XXVI¶29; invitation to, XI¶63.
Cards, of address, XI¶26; of admittance to church weddings, XI¶8; of general invitation, XI¶41; of introduction to a club, XXX¶43; as invitations, XI¶56, XIII¶17, XIII¶20; at funerals, XXIV¶97; with gifts, XXI¶41, XXI¶43; menu, XIV¶119; place, XIV¶117; visiting, chapter on, X¶1X¶104.
Carriages. See: Vehicles.
Cars. See: Street cars; Motoring; Vehicles.
Cereal, how to eat, XXXV¶7.
Celebrities, afternoon teas in honor of, XIII¶16.
Chaperon, XII¶33; chapter on, XIX¶1XIX¶42; at public balls, XVII¶93.
Chic woman, XXXIII¶8.
Chicken, how to eat, XXXV¶49.
Children, cards of, X¶19; conversation about, VII¶5; invitations to, XXVII¶49XXVII¶52; parties for, XXXV¶32; table manners of, XXXV¶1XXXV¶38; training of, XXXVI¶1XXXVI¶10, XXXVI¶24; at afternoon tea, XXXV¶30; on railway trains, XXXVII¶4.
Christenings, chapter on, XXIII¶1XXIII¶29.
Christmas presents, XXVII¶75.
Church, greetings in, III¶10; leave-taking at, III¶11.
Church weddings, XI¶7, XXI¶15XXI¶19, XXI¶130XXI¶146; invitations to, XI¶6.
Cigars. See: Smoking.
Circus, etiquette at, VI¶48.
Clergy, how to introduce, II¶3.
Clergyman, close of letter to, XXVII¶30, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to introduce, XXVII¶140; visiting card of, X¶16; wedding fee of, XXI¶153.
Closing a letter, XXVII¶25XXVII¶45, XXVII¶54, XXVII¶140, XXVIII¶19.
Clothes, at an afternoon tea, XIII¶4, XXXIII¶29, XXXIII¶69; at a christening, XXIII¶26; at a concert, XXXIII¶28; at a funeral, XXIV¶101; at a house party in camp, XXVI¶6; at luncheon, XVI¶31; at the opera, VI¶1, XXXIII¶28; at theater, VI¶32, XXXIII¶28, XXXIV¶37; on a visit, X¶99; at a wedding, XXI¶82, XXI¶107, XXXIII¶69, XXXIV¶37; for a débutante, XVIII¶21; for a gentleman, chapter on, XXXIV¶1XXXIV¶37; for a lady, chapter on, XXXIII¶1XXXIII¶91; for servants, XII¶35, XII¶43, XII¶62, XII¶97, XVI¶34; for people with limited incomes, XXXIII¶12XXXIII¶19, XXXIII¶59XXXIII¶76.
Clubs, chapter on, XXX¶1XXX¶51; conversation in, XXIX¶12.
Colloquial language, VIII¶16.
Colors, passing of the, IV¶6.
Concert, clothes for, XXXIII¶28.
Condolence, XXIV¶87; letters of, XXVII¶129; visits of, X¶54, X¶84.
Congratulations, to bride and groom, XXII¶80; letters of, XXVII¶122.
Conspicuousness, avoidance of, V¶2.
Conventions for the young girl, XIX¶16XIX¶24.
Conversation, XXIX¶5XXIX¶17; chapter on, VII¶1VII¶49; foreign words in, III¶7; how to begin, II¶24; at afternoon tea, XIII¶25; at dinner, XIV¶140, XIV¶155, XIV¶167XIV¶174; at the home table, XXXVI¶22; at the opera, VI¶8; on a railway train, XXXVII¶7; on a steamer, XXXVII¶24, XXXVII¶29; on the street, V¶3; at the table, II¶32, II¶41, XXXV¶20; at the theater, VI¶24; at a wedding, XXII¶51, XXII¶80XXII¶89; without an introduction, II¶33, II¶42, XXXVII¶21XXXVII¶25.
Cook, XII¶75XII¶81, XIV¶5, XV¶19XV¶22.
Corn, how to eat, XXXV¶6.
Corn on the cob, when to eat, XXXV¶40.
Correct usage of words and phrases, VIII¶1VIII¶17.
Correspondence. See: Letters.
Country clothes, XXXIII¶34XXXIII¶39, XXXIV¶29, XXXIV¶37, XXXVII¶34.
Country clubs, XXX¶23XXX¶29, XXX¶39.
Country house, chapter on, XXV¶1XXV¶135; invitations to, XI¶60; letters of thanks for visits to, XXVII¶80XXVII¶94; stationery, XXVII¶13.
Court, presentation at, XXXVII¶60XXXVII¶66.
Cuff links, XII¶65, XII¶99, XXXIV¶27.
Cup, use of, XXXV¶7.
Cut direct, IV¶25.
Cutaway coat, XVI¶33, XXI¶107, XXXIV¶18, XXXIV¶37.
Cutting in at a dance, XVII¶79.
Dances, chapter on, XVII¶1XVII¶105; introductions at, II¶69; invitations to, XI¶33XI¶38, XI¶56, XI¶64, XVII¶7XVII¶15, XVII¶41XVII¶44; at an afternoon tea, XIII¶5; at a wedding, XXII¶108.
Dating a letter, XXVII¶17.
Day dress, XXXIII¶64XXXIII¶69.
Days at home, X¶34, X¶47.
Death, notice of, XXIV¶5, XXIV¶14.
Debts, XXIX¶2, XXIX¶22, XXX¶50.
Débutante, II¶40, X¶29, XI¶36XI¶38, XVII¶10, XVII¶33; chapter on, XVIII¶1XVIII¶47.
Débutantes card, X¶24; theater party, VI¶35.
Dessert, XIV¶106XIV¶114, XXXV¶7.
Devices on stationery, XXVII¶11XXVII¶16.
Dining-room, appointments of, XIV¶51.
Dining-saloon etiquette, XXXVII¶22.
Dinner, announcement of, XII¶144, XIV¶143; clothes for, XXXIII¶23, XXXIII¶83, XXXIV¶37, XXXVI¶13, XXXVII¶34; introductions at, II¶33, II¶41II¶48; invitations to, XI¶43, XI¶56XI¶58, XI¶64, XIV¶37; seating at, XII¶145, XIV¶6, XIV¶62, XIV¶120XIV¶125, XIV¶189; taking in to, II¶43, XIV¶144; formal, chapter on, XIV¶1XIV¶193; before the opera, VI¶3; before the theater, VI¶13; for bridesmaids and ushers, XXI¶119; for engaged couples, XX¶22XX¶29; for parents of groom-elect, XX¶45; for week-end guests, XXV¶44; in camp, XXVI¶18; with limited equipment, chapter on, XV¶1XV¶28.
Dinner coat, VI¶32.
Dishes, how to present, XIV¶101.
Divorce, XXIX¶9, XXIX¶23.
Divorced woman, name of, XXVII¶48; visiting card of, X¶18.
Doctor, how to introduce, II¶5; visiting cards of, X¶16.
Donts for débutantes, XVIII¶30; for a hostess at country house, XXV¶104XXV¶114; for setting the table, XIV¶77; for writing a letter, XXVIII¶9, XXVIII¶58XXVIII¶69, XXVIII¶73.
Double cards, X¶16.
Drawing-room, X¶87, XIV¶26, XIV¶130, XIV¶167.
Dress. See: Clothes.
Drinks. See: Beverages.
Duke, how to address, XXXVII¶58.
Earl, how to address, XXXVII¶58.
Eating difficult foods, XIV¶163, XXXV¶39XXXV¶49.
Eggs, how to eat, XXXV¶11XXXV¶48.
Elbows on the table, XXXV¶50.
Elevator, removal of gentlemans hat in, IV¶2.
Engaged couples, afternoon tea in honor of, XIII¶16; dinner for, XX¶22XX¶29; entertainments for, XX¶16; photographs of in newspapers, XX¶19; visits of, V¶16. See also: Fiancée.
Engagements, chapter on, XX¶1XX¶51; announcement of, X¶64; congratulations on, XXVII¶122; letters to relatives on, XX¶14.
Engraved cards of thanks, XXVII¶95; pew cards, XI¶11; visiting cards, X¶3X¶10.
English clothes, XXXIII¶54, XXXIV¶2.
Entertainments, introductions at, II¶32; service at, XII¶133XII¶151; after dinner, XIV¶171; at camp, XXVI¶22; at country house, XXV¶96, XXV¶109; for engaged couples, XX¶16.
Envelopes, XXVII¶8, XXVII¶20.
Escorts, V¶14, XXXVII¶5.
Etiquette, scope of, I¶7.
European travel, XXXVII¶35XXXVII¶84.
Evening clothes, XII¶63, XVIII¶21, XXI¶30, XXXIII¶36, XXXIII¶76, XXXIII¶83, XXXIV¶6, XXXIV¶11, XXXVII¶34.
Expenses, clothing, XXXIII¶12XXXIII¶22, XXXIII¶59XXXIII¶76; funeral, XXIV¶18; wedding, XXI¶26, XXI¶89, XXI¶147XXI¶153, XXII¶138XXII¶140.
Ex-President of the United States, how to introduce, II¶5.
Family affairs, conversation about, VII¶5, XXIX¶7, XXIX¶23, XXXVI¶22.
Fare, payment of, V¶11.
Fashion, XXXIII¶6XXXIII¶11, XXXIII¶75XXXIII¶82.
Fathers consent to an engagement, XX¶7.
Fiancée, asking invitations for to a ball, XVII¶13; etiquette for, XX¶37; gifts to by groom-elect, XX¶49; visits of, X¶91; visits to, X¶56, XX¶15.
Finger bowl, XIV¶110, XXXV¶49.
Finger food, XXXV¶39XXXV¶49.
Flower girls, XXI¶93, XXII¶63.
Flowers, cards with, X¶23; for débutante, XVIII¶5; for fiancée, XX¶49; for funerals, XXIV¶32; for the guest room, XXV¶34; for the table, XIV¶53, XIV¶59, XXXVI¶21; for a wedding, XXI¶16, XXII¶15.
Folding a note, XXVII¶20.
Food, at an afternoon tea, XIII¶14, XIII¶32; at a ball supper, XVII¶29; in camp, XXVI¶20; for country house guests, XXV¶42, XXV¶87; for formal dinner, XIV¶26, XIV¶39XIV¶47, XV¶6XV¶24; for luncheon, XVI¶20; on a train, XXXVII¶3; for a wedding breakfast, XXII¶93, XXII¶103; how to eat difficult foods, XIV¶163, XXXV¶39XXXV¶49.
Footmen, house, XII¶66XII¶74.
Foreign language, XXXVII¶67.
Foreigners, shaking hands with, III¶15; titled, how to address, XXXVII¶56; how to announce as guests, XIV¶136; letters to, XXVII¶140.
Fork, XIV¶63, XIV¶92; use of, XXXV¶6XXXV¶14, XXXV¶47.
Forms of address, XXVII¶22, XXVII¶140, XXXVII¶56.
Frock coat, XXI¶107, XXXIV¶18, XXXIV¶37.
Full dress, VI¶2, VI¶32, XXXIV¶37.
Funerals, chapter on, XXIV¶1XXIV¶101.
Furnishings, of a camp, XXVI¶14; of dining-room, XIV¶51; of a guest room, XXV¶19XXV¶38.
Games, II¶43; outdoor, VI¶48; and sports, chapter on, XXXI¶1XXXI¶34. See also: Entertainments.
Garden party, XIII¶41; dress for, XXXIII¶69.
Gentleman, The, XXIX¶1XXIX¶18.
Gentlemans stick, IV¶3, XII¶59, XVI¶31, XXII¶60, XXII¶72, XXXIV¶9.
Gifts, Christmas, XXVII¶75; wedding, XXI¶34XXI¶50; to baby, XXIII¶12, XXVII¶78; to bride by groom, XXI¶152; to bridesmaids, XXI¶118; to engaged couple, XX¶31; to fiancée by groom-elect, XX¶49; to wedding ushers, XXI¶125; of tickets for balls, concerts, etc, VI¶34.
Girls. See: Young girl.
Gloves, XIV¶153, XVI¶31, XXI¶108, XXI¶112, XXI¶153, XXII¶57, XXXIII¶17, XXXIII¶50, XXXIII¶61, XXXIV¶8; removal of when shaking hands, III¶13; bridegrooms, XXI¶108; white, when worn by a gentleman, VI¶2.
Golf, XXXI¶19; invitation to, XI¶68; clubs, XXX¶26.
Good-bys. See: Leave taking.
Governor, close of letter to, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to announce as a guest, XIV¶130; how to introduce, XXVII¶140.
Greetings, chapter on, III¶1III¶18; abroad, XXXVII¶49; to mourners, XXIV¶55.
Guest cards, XXV¶39; lists, XIV¶32; rooms, XXV¶16XXV¶43, XXV¶77XXV¶86.
Guests, announcement of, XII¶141, XIV¶130; introduction of, II¶40, XXVII¶140; selection of, IX¶26; to country house, XXV¶49; to débutantes party, XVIII¶16; to formal dinner, XIV¶4, XIV¶28; to a wedding, XXI¶4XXI¶14; tipping by, XXV¶82.
Guests, distinguished, II¶40, XIV¶139.
Guests at an afternoon tea, XIII¶25; at a christening, XXIII¶1, XXIII¶14; at a country house, XXV¶1XXV¶10, XXV¶95XXV¶103, XXV¶120XXV¶135, XXVII¶85; at a club, XXX¶41XXX¶51; at a formal dinner, XIV¶26, XIV¶121; at a garden party, XIII¶42; at luncheon, XVI¶11; in opera box, VI¶2; on private car, XXV¶135; on yacht, XXV¶135. See also: Precedence; Seating.
Handwriting, XXVII¶3, XXVII¶53.
Hanging the bell, XXIV¶16.
Hat, VI¶2, XVI¶31, XXII¶57, XXXIII¶17, XXXIII¶38, XXXIII¶64, XXXIII¶67, XXXIV¶9, XXXIV¶18; lifting of, IV¶7; removal of by a gentleman, IV¶7, IV¶17.
Headdress, VI¶32, XXI¶30, XXII¶9, XXXIII¶17, XXXIII¶25, XXXIII¶47.
Healths to the bride, XXI¶123; to an engaged couple, XX¶23.
Hello as a greeting, III¶6.
Home, manners in the, XXXVI¶1XXXVI¶26.
Hospitality at parties, XIII¶45; in a country house, chapter on, XXV¶1XXV¶135.
Host, bachelor as, XIX¶30XIX¶38; payment of restaurant checks by, V¶18; introductions by, II¶41; at a ball, XVII¶43; at a country house, XXV¶93; at a dinner, XIV¶26, XIV¶124, XIV¶142; at a garden party, XIII¶44.
Hostess, manners of, XIV¶146; payment of restaurant checks by, V¶18; presentation to at a dance or at the opera, II¶44; at an afternoon tea, XIII¶10XIII¶28; at a ball, XVII¶37, XVII¶43; in a country house, XXV¶7, XXV¶14, XXV¶104; at a dinner, XIV¶1XIV¶25, XIV¶117, XIV¶137XIV¶152, XIV¶183; at a garden party, XIII¶43; at a luncheon, XVI¶10.
Hour, dinner, XIV¶85; wedding, XXI¶15, XXI¶29, XXI¶31; week-end party, XXV¶6.
House, the well-appointed, chapter on, XII¶1XII¶151; formal entertaining in, XII¶133XII¶151; furniture in, XII¶6XII¶22; organization of, XII¶47XII¶114; servants in, XII¶115XII¶132; service in, XII¶23.
House party, introductions at, II¶33; invitations to, XI¶56, XI¶72; bachelors, XIX¶34; camp, XXVI¶1XXVI¶29; country house, XXV¶1.
House suit, XXXIV¶15.
House wedding, XXII¶125.
Housemaid, XII¶86, XXV¶77.
Hunting clubs, XXX¶26.
Husband and wife, VII¶35, XIV¶131, XXV¶16, XXIX¶7, XXIX¶23, XXXVI¶14XXXVI¶20.
Ice cream as dessert, XIV¶107.
Initials, in the signature of a letter, XXVII¶41; on visiting cards, X¶11; on wedding presents, XXI¶47.
Introduce, when used in introductions, II¶1.
Introductions, chapter onII¶1II¶76, greetings at, III¶1; letters of, II¶71, XXVII¶98XXVII¶111; at a ball, II¶33, II¶70; at bridge, II¶43; at a dinner, II¶33, II¶41; at a house party, II¶43; at a luncheon, II¶32; at the opera, VI¶6; on a steamer, XXXVII¶27; on the street, II¶51; at a wedding, II¶40, XXII¶85; of guests of honor, II¶40; of important personages, XXVII¶140; of titled foreigners, XXXVII¶58; of a visitor to a club, XXX¶41; self, II¶41, XXXVII¶29.
Invalids, return visits of, X¶99; visits to, X¶55, X¶84.
Invitations, chapter on, XI¶1XI¶72; asking for, XI¶39; cards in connection with, X¶38, X¶51, XI¶41, XI¶56, XIII¶17; by a chaperon, XIX¶12; by telephone, XI¶64XI¶72, XVI¶3, XXIII¶3; to an at home with dancing, XI¶34XI¶38; to a bachelors party, XIX¶39; to a ball or dance, XI¶34XI¶38, XI¶56, XI¶64, XVII¶7XVII¶15, XVII¶43; to a breakfast, XVI¶1; to bridge, XI¶56, XI¶68; to camp, XI¶63; to children, XXVII¶49; to a christening, XXIII¶2; to country house, XXV¶46; to a dinner, XI¶43, XI¶56, XI¶64, XIV¶38; to golf, XI¶68; to a luncheon, XI¶46, XI¶58, XVI¶1; to a picnic, XI¶56XI¶68; to a house party, XI¶56, XI¶72; to a reception, XI¶44; to theater, VI¶13; to a wedding, XI¶3XI¶26, XI¶29, XXI¶4XXI¶14; to a wedding anniversary, XI¶27. See also: Guests, selection of.
Jewelry, XII¶65, XXXIII¶17, XXXIII¶25XXXIII¶33, XXXIV¶25, XXXVII¶73; for the bride, XXI¶152; of mourners, XXIV¶64; at the opera, VI¶9; at the theater, VI¶32.
Journeys of engaged couples, XX¶47.
Judge, how to introduce, II¶5; visiting cards of, X¶17.
Justice of the Supreme Court, close of letter to, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to announce as a guest, XIV¶132; how to introduce, XXVII¶140.
Keeping dinner engagements, XIV¶37.
King. See: Court; Royalty.
Kissing, X¶96, XX¶34, XXII¶82XXII¶84.
Knife, XIV¶104; use of, XXXV¶10.
Knight, how to address, XXXVII¶58.
Lady traveling alone in Europe, XXXVII¶76.
Ladys maid, XII¶91, XXV¶79.
Language, VIII¶1VIII¶29, XXXVII¶67.
Leave taking, at church, III¶11; after dinner, XIV¶179XIV¶186; after an introduction, II¶28, III¶9; after a luncheon, XVI¶35; after the opera, VI¶10; after a visit, X¶101.
Letters, chapter on, XXVIII¶1XXVIII¶82; shorter, chapter on, XXVII¶1XXVII¶140. See also specific subjects, e.g.: Beginning a letter; Condolence, letters of; Address on envelopes.
Liquid food, XXXV¶7.
Little dinner, XIV¶187.
Livery of footmen, XII¶70; mourning, XXIV¶86.
Living alone by young girls or women, XIX¶6, XIX¶26.
Love letters, XXVIII¶58XXVIII¶72.
Luncheon, chapter on, XVI¶1XVI¶49; introductions at, II¶29, II¶43; invitations to, XI¶46, XI¶58, XVI¶1; bridesmaids, XXI¶115.
Maid of honor at a wedding, XXI¶82, XXI¶92, XXII¶30, XXII¶41, XXII¶63XXII¶71.
Management of servants, XII¶115XII¶132.
Manners, XXXII¶1XXXII¶32; definition of, I¶6; in clubs, XXX¶33XXX¶38; at home, XXXVI¶1XXXVI¶26; at the table, XXXV¶1XXXV¶52; at the theater, VI¶22VI¶33; of Americans abroad, XXXVII¶35XXXVII¶50; of a hostess, XIV¶146.
Married couples. See: Husband and wife; Young couples.
Married woman, how to introduce, II¶12; how to shake hands with, III¶12; name of, XXVII¶44; visiting card of, X¶12. See also: Husband and wife.
Mayor, close of letter to, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to announce as a guest, XIV¶132; how to introduce, XXVII¶140.
Meeting, at church, III¶10; in the street, III¶13.
Men and women, relations between, XIX¶16, XXVIII¶58, XXVIII¶73XXIX¶23.
Menus. See: Beverages; Food.
Menu cards, XIV¶119.
Military officer, visiting card of, X¶16.
Minister Plenipotentiary, XIV¶134, XXVII¶140.
Mr. and Mrs. in conversation, VII¶35.
Money, conversation about, XXIX¶5; and social position, IX¶22, XXV¶2.
Motoring, XI¶68, XIX¶22, XXXVII¶78.
Mourners, how to address, XXIV¶55.
Mourning, XXIV¶53XXIV¶86; bridesmaid in, XXI¶85; for funeral, XXIV¶24; stationery, XXVII¶16.
Moving pictures, VI¶24, XIX¶22.
Music at a ball, XIV¶173; at a dinner, XVII¶1; at a funeral, XXIV¶42; at a wedding, XXI¶16, XXI¶130XXI¶142, XXII¶59XXII¶66.
Names, VII¶35, X¶11, XXVII¶41, XXIX¶13.
Napkin ring, XIV¶80, XXVI¶18.
Napkins, XIV¶153, XVI¶16, XXVI¶18, XXXV¶17.
National anthem, IV¶6.
Neighbors, new, afternoon tea in honor of, XIII¶16. See also: Strangers.
Newspapers, XX¶19, XXIV¶14, XXV¶37, XXIX¶23.
Not at home, X¶43X¶46.
Note of apology, XXVII¶58.
Office buildings, etiquette in, IV¶2.
Open air gatherings, VI¶48.
Opera, II¶45, III¶13, XX¶48, XXXIII¶25XXXIII¶28, XXXIV¶37; chapter on, VI¶1VI¶49.
Orange blossoms at second marriage, XXII¶133.
P.P.C. cards, X¶25.
Pallbearers, XXIV¶21, XXXIV¶37.
Paris clothes, XXXIII¶54, XXXIII¶85XXXIII¶91.
Parlor maid, XII¶83.
Party calls, X¶32.
Parties, attendance of a lady at, V¶15; kissing at, X¶96; non-return of, IX¶22; afternoon, chapter on, XIII¶1XIII¶46; childrens, XXXV¶32; engaged couples, XX¶30; opera, VI¶3; theater, VI¶13, VI¶35. See also: House party.
Passing of colors, removal of hat at, IV¶6.
Payment, etiquette of, V¶11. See also: Debts.
Peas, how to eat, XXXV¶6.
Personal letters, XXVII¶22.
Persons of rank. See: Rank, persons of.
Pew cards, XI¶9, XXII¶55.
Photographs of engaged couples in newspapers, XX¶20.
Picnics, V¶26, XI¶56, XI¶68.
Pits, management of at table, XXXV¶47.
Place cards, II¶41, XIV¶6, XIV¶64, XIV¶117.
Plates, XIV¶78, XIV¶89XIV¶94, XVI¶17.
Politeness to servants, XII¶107.
Political clubs, XXX¶26.
Politics, etiquette of, XXXII¶1XXXII¶32.
Position in the community, XXV¶1; chapter on, IX¶1IX¶27.
Precedence, VI¶22, XIV¶95, XIV¶132, XXII¶70.
Presentation at court, XXXVII¶60.
Present, when used in introductions, II¶1.
President of the United States, close of letter to, XXVII¶30, XXVII¶140; as a guest, XIV¶132, XXV¶100; how to address, XXVII¶140; introduction of and to, II¶3, II¶5, XXVII¶140.
Private affairs, conversation about, XXXVI¶22.
Private car, guests on, XXV¶135.
Private secretary, XII¶36.
Public places, X¶96, XX¶32; chapter on, V¶1V¶26.
Punctuality, VI¶45, XIV¶149.
Pusher, nursery, XXXV¶1.
Rank persons of, how to announce as guests, XIV¶132; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to introduce, XXVII¶140; close of letter to, XXVII¶140.
Reading at table, XXXVI¶21.
Ready-to-wear clothes, XXXIII¶75, XXXIV¶1.
Receptions, II¶33, XI¶44, XIII¶2, XIII¶14.
Recommendation, letters of, XXVII¶115XXVII¶121.
Referring to husband or wife in conversation, VII¶35.
Regard for others, rules of, V¶22.
Registering at a hotel, XXII¶3, XXXVII¶10.
Rehearsal of a wedding, XXI¶128XXI¶146.
Restaurants, clothes in, XXXIII¶67, XXXIV¶37; dinner in before the theater, VI¶13; engaged couples in, XX¶48; headdress in, XXXIII¶25; payment in, V¶18; rising in to greet a lady, IV¶4; young girl in, XIX¶22.
Riding clothes, XXXIII¶40XXXIII¶53.
Rings, XXXIII¶17, XXXIV¶28; engagement, XX¶8, XX¶51; wedding, XXI¶151, XXII¶5, XXII¶68.
Rising, to a lady, IV¶4; to relatives, XXXVI¶1; from table, XXXV¶23.
Royalty, how to address, XXXVII¶64; letters to, XXVII¶140; presentation to, II¶3, XXXVII¶60.
Salutations, XXVII¶55; chapter on, IV¶1IV¶27.
Seating, at an afternoon tea, XIII¶15, XIII¶27; at a ball supper, XVII¶26; in drawing-room, X¶88; at a formal dinner, XII¶145, XIV¶6, XIV¶62, XIV¶120; at a funeral in church, XXIV¶101; at an informal dinner, XIV¶189; in an opera box, VI¶3; at a wedding in church, XXII¶45XXII¶59; in a steamer dining-salon, XXXVII¶22; at the theater, VI¶22; in vehicles, V¶10; of children at table, XXXV¶15.
Second marriage, XI¶23, XXII¶132.
Secretary, XII¶33XII¶43, XIV¶6.
Self-introduction, II¶41, XXXVII¶29.
Senator, II¶5, XIV¶132, XXVII¶140.
Servants, XII¶23XII¶31, XII¶47XII¶151; attitude to, XXV¶132, XXIX¶25; at formal dinner, XIV¶26; in country house, XXV¶52, XXV¶77XXV¶86.
Service, in country house guest room, XXV¶77XXV¶86; in the well-appointed house, XII¶23XII¶151; dinner, XIV¶81XIV¶116, XV¶25.
Serving table, XIV¶103.
Serving tea, XIII¶16XIII¶28, XIII¶37.
Setting the table, XIV¶54XIV¶80, XXXVI¶21.
Shaking hands, III¶12; at an afternoon tea, XIII¶12; at a formal dinner, XIV¶137; on a visit, X¶86; at a wedding, XXII¶81; when introduced, II¶18, II¶24, II¶31, II¶44.
Shirt, XII¶62, XXI¶112, XXXIV¶31.
Shirt studs, XII¶65, XII¶99, XXXIV¶26.
Shirt waist, XII¶97, XXXIII¶38, XXXIII¶69.
Shoes, XXI¶109, XXXIII¶36, XXXIII¶63, XXXIII¶79, XXXIV¶10, XXXIV¶19, XXXIV¶33.
Shops, etiquette in, V¶19.
Sickness. See: Invalids.
Signature of a letter, XXVII¶41.
Silk hat, XXXIV¶9, XXXIV¶18.
Sitting up with the deceased, XXIV¶28.
Sitting down at the table, XXXV¶23.
Skirt, XII¶97, XXXIII¶33, XXXIII¶38, XXXIII¶49, XXXIII¶69, XXXIII¶79.
Slang, VIII¶2, VIII¶15.
Sleeping arrangements in country house, XXV¶16.
Slippers, XXXIII¶36, XXXIII¶63.
Smart society, I¶3.
Smoking, IV¶3, V¶2, VI¶48, XIV¶116, XIV¶166, XXXII¶1, XXXVII¶3.
Social letters, XXVII¶22, XXVII¶55XXVII¶61.
Social position. See: Position in the community.
Society, best, chapter on, I¶1I¶8; definition of, I¶8; smart, I¶3.
Speaking to a lady, IV¶3.
Spoon, XIV¶63; use of, XXXV¶3, XXXV¶7.
Sports clothes, XXXIII¶35.
Sports clubs, XXX¶26.
Stag dinner, XIV¶192.
Stand-up luncheons, XVI¶40.
Steamer etiquette, XXXVII¶18XXXVII¶33.
Stores, etiquette in, IV¶2, V¶19.
Story telling, VII¶8.
Strangers, cards left with, X¶38; invitations for, XI¶39, XVII¶15; social position of, IX¶11IX¶16; visits, IX¶16, X¶38, X¶70; at afternoon tea, XIII¶28.
Street, chapter on the, V¶1V¶26.
Street car etiquette, IV¶10.
Street clothes, XXXIII¶33.
Subscription dances, XVII¶94XVII¶105.
Summer dress, XXXIII¶36, XXXIII¶71.
Sunburn, dress for women who mind, XXXIII¶37.
Superscription in letters, XXVII¶46.
Supper, XVI¶45; at a ball, XVII¶25; at a cabaret, XIX¶20; after theater, VI¶43.
Table, dinner, XIV¶48, XXXVI¶21; luncheon, XVI¶12; supper, XVI¶47; tea, XIII¶13XIII¶40.
Table furnishings, XIV¶26, XXXVI¶21; hostess, XIII¶21XIII¶27; manners, XIV¶153XIV¶170, XXXV¶3XXXV¶52; setting, XIV¶14, XIV¶54XIV¶80, XXXVI¶21.
Tail Coat, VI¶2.
Taking leave. See: Leave taking.
Tea gown, XXXIII¶29.
Teas, chapter on, XIII¶1XIII¶46; clothes for, XIII¶4, XXXIII¶29, XXXIII¶69; invitations to, XI¶44, XI¶56; bachelors, XIX¶20; childrens, XXXV¶30.
Telephone, invitation by, XI¶64XI¶72, XVI¶3, XXIII¶3.
Thanks, cards of, XXVII¶95; letters of, XXVII¶60XXVII¶97.
Theater, V¶11, VI¶11VI¶47, XX¶47, XXXIII¶28, XXXIV¶37, XXXVII¶70.
Third person in correspondence, XXVII¶112.
Tickets for theater, opera, etc., VI¶20, VI¶22, VI¶34.
Tie, gentlemans, VI¶2, XII¶62, XVI¶34, XXI¶107XXI¶112, XXXIV¶7, XXXIV¶13XXXIV¶20.
Tips, in a hotel, XXXVII¶16; to servants, XXV¶82; on steamboats, XXXVII¶31.
Titled foreigners, XIV¶136, XXVII¶140, XXXVII¶54.
Titles, II¶5, XXVII¶140; on visiting cards, X¶11.
Topics of conversation, VII¶13, VII¶41.
Train card, XI¶17.
Train of a dress, XXXIII¶27.
Trains, railway, V¶13, XXXVII¶3XXXVII¶9, XXXVII¶82.
Traveling, chapter on, XXXVII¶1XXXVII¶84. See also specific subjects, e.g.: Young girl, traveling of.
Traveling clothes, XXII¶34, XXXIII¶83.
Trousers, XII¶62, XVI¶34, XXI¶107, XXI¶112, XXXIV¶11XXXIV¶37.
Trousseau, XXI¶51XXI¶81, XXI¶104.
Tuxedo, VI¶32, XXXIV¶11, XXXIV¶37, XXXVII¶34.
Uniforms of servants, XII¶88XII¶90.
Ushers, at a ball, XVII¶66; at a wedding, XXI¶96, XXI¶107XXI¶114, XXI¶125, XXI¶132XXI¶137, XXI¶142, XXII¶45XXII¶56, XXII¶106, XXXIV¶37.
Valet, XII¶61, XII¶99, XXV¶78, XXVI¶6, XXXVII¶58.
Vegetables, how to eat, XXXV¶12.
Vehicles, V¶9; at a formal dinner, XII¶146, XIV¶126; at a funeral, XXIV¶38; at the opera, VI¶10; at the theater, VI¶18; at a wedding, XXII¶41XXII¶74.
Veil, XVI¶31, XXXIII¶37; bridal, XXII¶23XXII¶31; mourning, XXIV¶55XXIV¶67.
Vice-President of the United States, close of letter to, XXVII¶140; how to address, XXVII¶140; how to announce as a guest, XIV¶132; how to introduce, XXVII¶140.
Visits, VI¶6, IX¶18, XX¶9, XX¶45; chapter on, X¶1X¶104. See also specific subjects, e.g.: Engaged couples, visits of.
Visiting cards. See: Cards.
Vulgar woman, the, XXXIII¶16.
Waistcoat, VI¶2, XII¶62, XVI¶34, XXI¶107, XXXIV¶7, XXXIV¶13.
Walking, across a ballroom, XVII¶49; down the aisle of a theater, VI¶22; with a lady, V¶1.
Watch chain, XXXIV¶28.
Wealth, display of, XXIX¶5.
Wedding anniversaries, XI¶27, XXII¶141; announcements, XI¶22; breakfast, XXII¶93XXII¶106; ceremony, XXII¶58; day, chapter on, XXII¶1XXII¶144; dress, XXII¶22; expenses, XXI¶25, XXI¶89, XXI¶147XXI¶153, XXII¶138XXII¶140; list, XXI¶9; pictures, XXII¶39; preparations, XXI¶1XXI¶151, XXII¶7XXII¶40; presents, X¶23, XXI¶34XXI¶50, XXVII¶63XXVII¶74; trip, XXI¶147, XXII¶3.
Weddings, III¶10, III¶13; clothes for, XXI¶82XXI¶91, XXI¶104XXI¶112, XXXIII¶69, XXXIV¶37; guest rooms at, XXV¶16; invitations to, XI¶3XI¶26, XI¶29, XXI¶4; See also: Bride; Bridegroom; and other specific subjects.
White blossoms at second marriage, XXII¶133.
Widow, X¶12, XI¶23, XXII¶133, XXIV¶68.
Wife. See: Husband and wife.
Womans clubs, XXX¶15, XXX¶30.
Words and phrases, correct usage of, VIII¶1VIII¶17.
Writing paper, XXVII¶6XXVII¶16.
Writing invitations, XI¶46, XI¶56XI¶63.
Yacht, guests on, XXV¶135.
Young couples, IX¶22, XXVII¶87.
Young girl, XIX¶2; guest room for, XXV¶16; letters of, XXVIII¶58; traveling of, XXXVII¶8, XXXVII¶72.
Young person, introduction of to older, II¶2; greetings of to older, III¶16.
Post, Emily. 1922. Etiquette.