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correspondence

(Communication by letters), noun communication, dispatches, epistulae, exchange of letters, letter writing, letters, litterae, mail, missives, writings

correspondence

(Similarity), noun accord, analogy, comparability, conformity, congruence, congruentia, congruity, correlation, equivalence, harmony, likeness, parity, resemblance, sameness, semblance, symmetry, uniformity
See also: agreement, analogy, balance, coherence, communication, concordance, conformity, connection, consensus, consortium, corollary, discourse, dispatch, message, mutuality, parity, propinquity, propriety, reciprocity, relation, relevance, resemblance

CORRESPONDENCE. The letters written by one to another, and the answers thereto, make what is called the correspondence of the parties.
     2. In general, the correspondence of the parties contains the best evidence of the facts to which it relates. See Letter, contracts; Proposal.
     3. When an offer to contract is made by letter, it must be accepted unconditionally for if the precise terms are changed, even in the slightest degree, there is no contract. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 904. See, as to the power of revoking an offer made by letter, 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 933.

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Monsieur, you shall have that correspondence, and render me an account of it.
Heseltine thinks there's something behind this correspondence," the Prime Minister said slowly.
Now there suddenly comes a request from you to have the censor pass you copies of all his Dutch correspondence.
My dear brother," Cornelius answered, "your correspondence with M.
Macallan had recovered from the effects of his accident--I found that she was carrying on a clandestine correspondence with him by means of her maid.
His commentary on the correspondence, so far, was simple enough.
Roseberry, contained a correspondence between the husband and wife at a time when the Colonel's military duties had obliged him to be absent from home.
I shall have the pleasure of acknowledging the great assistance which I have received from several other naturalists, in the course of this and my other works; but I must be here allowed to return my most sincere thanks to the Reverend Professor Henslow, who, when I was an undergraduate at Cambridge, was one chief means of giving me a taste for Natural History, -- who, during my absence, took charge of the collections I sent home, and by his correspondence directed my endeavours, -- and who, since my return, has constantly rendered me every assistance which the kindest friend could offer.
This was owing either to his religion, as is most probable, or to the purity of his passion, which was fixed on those things which matrimony only, and not criminal correspondence, could put him in possession of, or could give him any title to.
If in fact the window is to the left of the door, there is a correspondence between the image and the objective; there is the same relation between the window and the door as between the images of them.
When Levin went upstairs, his wife was sitting near the new silver samovar behind the new tea service, and, having settled old Agafea Mihalovna at a little table with a full cup of tea, was reading a letter from Dolly, with whom they were in continual and frequent correspondence.
Blake (who prohibits everything else) prohibits the appearance of the present correspondence in Miss Clack's narrative?