Contemporary Examples

Spinner wrote in an aug, 28, 2009 email to an Energy Department official.
Telling the Truth Slowly John Solomon October 7, 2011

Historical Examples

He died 4th aug, 1875, having had the pleasure of seeing many of his works translated into most of the European languages.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

Tuesday, 24th aug’t.—The disposition was made and everything got in readiness for marching.
The Journal of Lieut. John L. Hardenbergh of the Second New York Continental Regiment from May 1 to October 3, 1779, in General Sullivan’s Campaign Against the Western Indians John Leonard Hardenbergh

A telegram from Canterbury, dated 11 A.M., aug 18th, states that the great match has actually begun.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, August 26th, 1914 Various

A Loyalist of the following month (the number for aug, 12, 1826) reports the Niagara as bearing another kind of freight.
Toronto of Old Henry Scadding

Another young fellow, aug by name, was a real estate man from Sacramento.
Average Americans Theodore Roosevelt

aug Oh, Mr. Trenchard, why did you not bring me one of those lovely Indian’s dresses of your boundless prairie?
Our American Cousin Tom Taylor

aug, in the following year, added the enormous bronze vase on the top; the cross above that was placed in position in 1854.
The Story of Chartres Cecil Headlam



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