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Sample Business Letters

Download Sample Business Letters

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Full Block Business Letter

Sample 1
Anatomy of a full block business letter, with a simple, customizable letterhead.
Sample 2
Same as Sample 1, but with a typed return address instead of a customizable letterhead.

Modified Block Business Letter

Sample 1
Anatomy of a modified block business letter, with a simple, customizable letterhead.
Sample 2
Same as Sample 1, but with a typed return address instead of a customizable letterhead.

Modified Semi-Block Business Letter

Sample 1
Anatomy of a modified semi-block business letter, with a simple, customizable letterhead.
Sample 2
Same as Sample 1, but with a typed return address instead of a customizable letterhead.

More Resources

Letter Writing Desk
Essential resources for writing employment and other business letters: format, spelling, grammar and more, including downloadable samples of resignation, reference, thank-you, salary and cover letters.
Writing Letters
Samples and advice from the Net, for writing employment-related business letters.

Sample Business and Employment Letters
· Full Block Components · Modified Block Components ·
· Modified Semi-Block Components · Envelope Components ·
· Download Samples · Letter Writing Desk · Writing Letters ·


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