find enclosed plus NP

Dear Mr. Potter,

We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Please find enclosed a list of all necessary books and equipment.

Term begins on September 1. We await your owl by no later than July 31.

Yours sincerely,

Minerva McGonagall,
Deputy Headmistress

— Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Is the clause like the below on OALD: “Please find enclosed a cheque for £100”, or is it interpreted otherwise: like enclosed is object predicative — object [list of all necessary books and equipment.] + object predicative [enclosed]?


It is like the OALD example that you have provided. It’s a formal term generally used in mail to mention something that is sent along with the letter.

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