This is a sample file of a minimally encoded letter.
Post questions in Forum on working with Letter genre
Check out the Women Writer's Project resource on encoding letters in the TEI: http://www.wwp.northeastern.edu/research/publications/guide/html/letters_outline.html
The body of a letter in the TEI includes 4 parts:
- <opener> : groups dateline,
byline, salute (more details and examples can be reviewed here)
- <p> : the primary text of the letter
- <closer> : groups together
salute and signed and dateline (more details and examples can be reviewed here)
- <postscript> : a postscript where true
For a nice intro to encoding letters as a collection or embedded within other works, please see the WWP's resource on letters: http://www.wwp.northeastern.edu/research/publications/guide/html/text_letters.html. Each link will bring you to an overview with examples.