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Official Forms of Address

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Forms of Address

One of the places where people turn to traditional etiquette for answers is around how to address people of certain rank at a specific occasion or for a particular purpose. Whether your question is how to address a letter to a Senator, or how to introduce a Rabbi, or how to begin a letter to your attorney, we have the answer for you. Forms of address usually fall into four categories: Letter Address, Salutation, Spoken Greeting and Formal Introduction. Follow the links below to find more details on each of these as they apply to government, diplomats, certain professional and religious dignitaries.