I hope you are not putting too many notions of that clerkly kind in the boy's head.
It was written in a clerkly hand, and was, for the first part, clearly a dictation.
Avoid always too near an approach to the clerkly, commercial hand.
But we remembered that the clerkly one had said that there was room.
It was parchment She unfolded it, and saw that it was covered with writing ...