It is late in night and I am so tired. I don't think I can get up early tomorrow morning, so I am writing a short message on a paper. Although the message is to be read by my little sister, I want to make use of this opportunity to learn and improve my English. Here is what I am writing:

"MewMew, I have written down the destination address on the envelope on your desk, but I can't find any postage stamps. Can you buy some for me? Please put a new Christmas card and our letters into the envelope."

Are there any grammatical mistakes in the message?

Thank you.


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If I'm restricted to a choice between the two, I would go with "recipient's address," though both would be understood. However, a more natural way to say this in American English would be:

MewMew, I have addressed the envelope on your desk, ---

I'm not sure how British English would treat this.

All of the rest looks great except for one other point that is more of an etiquette issue than a grammar issue. I was taught that if a note addresses a person by name (MewMew, that is) then it should be signed as well. Either your name or a short closing and your name would be appropriate.

Please put a new Christmas card and our letters into the envelope.
(Thanks,) Kitty

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