Sample letter to confirm a verbal agreement


  1. A written record of an oral agreement is often useful. It makes sure the reader has the same understanding of the agreement as you do. You could detail the agreement for all your future references.
  2. Mention all the details of what you discussed with the reader earlier.
  3. Review your agreement with the reader.
  4. Mention that you are happy about this agreement with the reader.
  5. You could also ask the reader to sign a copy for you. You could use this for your future correspondence.


[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],

This letter is a summary of the verbal agreement that was made at seven p.m. July 7, 2003, by David Brooke from Texas and Jasmine Cook from California Construction Ltd. The agreement is regarding the house of Mr. Brooke with is going through construction at 1700 Lost Street, Texas. The details are summarized below

If you fully agree to the terms, kindly sign below. California Construction is thankful to you and hopes that this agreement is mutually beneficial.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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