This section is from the book "Hill's Manual Of Social And Business Forms: A Guide To Correct Writing", by Thos. E. Hill. Also available from Amazon: Hill's Manual Of Social And Business Forms: The How-To-Do-Everything Book Of Victorian America.
Of the Pope - His Holiness Pope Leo XIII.
Of a Cardinal - His Eminence John, Cardinal McCloskey.
Of an Archbishop - Most Rev. T. J. Burroughs, D. D.
Of a Bishop - Rt. Rev. Thomas Foley, D. D.
Of a Vicar-General - Very Rev. J. D. Halbert, D.D.
Of a Priest - Rev. Patrick Kelly, P. P.
Rev. Provincial James Rice.
Of Directors of Parish Schools- Rev. Bro. Director Henry Baker.
Of a Directress of a Seminary - Madame De Vincent. Of a Teacher of a Seminary - Sister Le Clerc.
Of a Lady Superintendent of a Convent - Sister Superior Laflange. Of a Lady Superintendent of a . Catholic Orphan Asylum - Mother Superior St. Agnes.
The following are addressed as General, Colonel, Major, Captain, Lieutenant, Corporal, or Sergeant, according to their rank:
General of the Army.
Lieutenant-General of the Army.
The only titles generally used among naval officers are those of Admiral, Commodore, Captain and Lieutenant.
Professor of Mathematics.
Engineer-in-Chief - on shore.
Chief Engineer - on ship.
Purser, or Storekeeper.
Secretary to Commander.
Mate - First, Second, and Third.