1. Express thanks for them recommending you.
  2. Explain the positive outcome of their recommendation.
  3. Express thanks again.


[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-

Dear [Recipients Name],

Thank you very much for writing a letter of recommendation for me to go with my applications for employment.

I have been receiving positive feedbacks and just recently, I received a very lucrative job offer at XYZ Ltd. I attribute this to you recommending me. I appreciate your help and will keep you updated on the progress.

Again, thank you so much for your kindness and support and for taking your time to write a recommendation for me.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -