Letter to thank someone for writing a recommendation

GUIDELINES

  1. Write this letter shortly, and mention some details about how his reference help you. The idea is to let her know that you are grateful for her endeavor and that it was helpful.
  2. Tell the reader that you are thankful for her reference
  3. If necessary, discuss how his reference was helpful for you.
  4. End with a statement of your gratitude or expectation for a future relationship.

SAMPLE LETTER

[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],

I thought it only right to tell you first. I have been successful in achieving my dream job at Carson's. As you know, I have been trying for a position there for a long time, and now I start at the end of the month.

I know that it was your letter of recommendation that aided me to get this position and am truly grateful for everything you have done for me.

Sincerely,

[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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