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Chapter 3.

  1. Sample Figures

    A-1    CMS Profile Data Sheet    Word  ||  PDF
    A-2    Department of the Interior Tasking Profile    Word  ||  PDF
    A-3    Correspondence Brief    Word  ||  PDF
    A-4    Example of an Interim Letter    Word  ||  PDF
    A-5    Example of an Interim Congressional Letter    Word  ||  PDF
    A-6    Standard Letter    Word  ||  PDF
    A-7    Letter with Multiple Addresses and Special Mailing Instructions    Word  ||  PDF
    A-8    In-House Memorandum    Word  ||  PDF
    A-9    Memorandum for the Record    Word  ||  PDF
    A-10    Request for Action by the Secretary or Deputy Secretary or Request to Brief the Secretary or Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
    A-11    Information Memorandum to the Secretary or Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
    A-12    Invitation to the Secretary or Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
    A-13    Letterhead Samples    JPG
    A-14    Through Memorandum    Word  ||  PDF
    A-15    Approve/Disapprove or Concur/Nonconcur Memorandum    Word  ||  PDF
    A-16    Approve/Disapprove and Concur/Nonconcur Foreign Travel Memorandum    Word  ||  PDF
    A-17    Congressional Letter Referred to Another Government Agency    Word  ||  PDF
    A-18    Congressional Letter to a Representative's or Senator's District Office    Word  ||  PDF
    A-19    Congressional Letter to a Representative's or Senator's Washington, D.C., Office    Word  ||  PDF
    A-20    Congressional Letter - Addressed as Chairman    Word  ||  PDF
    A-21    Preparation of Envelope    JPG
    A-22    Correspondence Folder    JPG
    A-23    Transmittal Memorandum to Request the Signature of the Secretary or Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
    A-24    Congressional Letter for Signature of the Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
    A-24a    Congressional Letter for Signature of the Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
    A-25    Letter for Assistant Secretary - Water and Science Signature    Word  ||  PDF
    A-26    Letter for Signature of Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management and Budget    Word  ||  PDF
    A-27    Transmittal Memorandum Through Assistant Secretary - Water and Science to Request Signature of the Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management and Budget    Word  ||  PDF
    A-28    Secretary Surname (Yellow Ladder Letterhead)    Word  ||  PDF
    A-29    Sample Signatures     Word  ||  PDF
    A-31B    Memorandum addressed to two or more Department people and through two different Bureau Offices  Word || PDF


Samples - By Category

Miscellaneous
A-22    Correspondence Folder    JPG
A-21    Preparation of Envelope    JPG
A-13    Letterhead Samples    JPG

Correspondence Forms
A-1    Profile Data Sheet    Word  ||  PDF
A-2    Department of the Interior Tasking Profile    Word  ||  PDF
A-3    Correspondence Brief    Word  ||  PDF

Congressional Correspondence
A-5    Example of an Interim Congressional Letter    Word  ||  PDF
A-19    Congressional Letter to a Representative's or Senator's Washington, D.C. Office    Word  ||  PDF
A-18    Congressional Letter to a Representative's or Senator's District Office    Word  ||  PDF
A-20    Congressional Letter - Addressed as Chairman    Word  ||  PDF
A-23    Congressional Letter for Signature of the Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
A-17    Congressional Letter Referred to Another Government Agency    Word  ||  PDF

Sample of Letters
A-4    Example of an Interim Letter    Word  ||  PDF
A-6    Standard Letter    Word  ||  PDF
A-7    Letter with Multiple Addressees and Special Mailing Instructions    Word  ||  PDF
A-25    Letter for Assistant Secretary - Water and Science Signature    Word  ||  PDF
A-26    Letter for Signature of Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management and Budget    Word  ||  PDF
A-28    Secretary Surname (Yellow Ladder Letterhead)    Word  ||  PDF
A-29    Sample Signatures     Word  ||  PDF

Sample of Memorandums
A-8    In-House Memorandum    Word  ||  PDF
A-9    Memorandum for the Record    Word  ||  PDF
A-14    Through Memorandum    Word  ||  PDF
A-15    Approve/Disapprove or Concur/Nonconcur Memorandum    Word  ||  PDF
A-16    Approve/Disapprove and Concur/Nonconcur Foreign Travel Memorandum    Word  ||  PDF
A-27    Transmittal Memorandum Through Assistant Secretary - Water and Science to Request Signature of the Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management and Budget    Word  ||  PDF
A-23    Transmittal Memorandum to Request the Signature of the Secretary or Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
A-10    Request for Action by the Secretary or Deputy Secretary or Request to Brief the Secretary or Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
A-11    Information Memorandum to the Secretary or Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
A-12    Invitation to the Secretary or Deputy Secretary    Word  ||  PDF
A-29    Sample Signatures     Word  ||  PDF
A-31B    Memorandum addressed to two or more Department people and through two different Bureau Offices  Word  ||  PDF




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