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Parts of a business letter

Date

the date the letter is mailed

Letter Address

the address to whom you are writing

Body

the paragraghs of the letter

Complimentary Close

Sincerely & Truly yours

Typed Name

the name of the sender

Title

the sender's position in the company

Reference Initials

the initials of the person who typed the letter if different from the sender

Enclosure

attaching something with the letter

Salutation

the greeting

Block

everything aligns on the left side

Open

no semi colon or comma after the greeting and comp. close

4

number of enters after date & complimentary close

1

number of spaces after a comma (,)

2

number of spaces after a period at the end of a sentence (.)

Letterhead

preprinted address and business name appearing at the top of the letter

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