I want to apply for the post of a Typist Clerk, advertised in the New York
Times of 21 January.
I am a young man of 20 years of age with sound health and active habits. As
for my qualification is concerned, I am an arts graduate. I graduated year
before last with first class marks in Economics securing 55% in aggregate.
I have also done a certificate course in shorthand and typing. My speed in
shorthand and typing is 80 and 40 words a minute respectively.
At present I am employed with a small engineering firm as a typist and my work
involves much of tabulation and figure work besides usual running matter.
Before this I worked for about 4 months as a part-time typist with a lawyer.
My present employer is quite satisfied with my work conduct and does
appreciate these, but I feel the post you offer has better chances for my
capacity and capability. My present employer will be glad to give a reference
If I am appointed to the post, I shall do my best to give you entire