Tell the company how you heard of them and ask for references if you don't know any of their previous clients.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
Our company is currently looking for someone to help us with <type of service>. We heard about your firm through <reference>.
We are a <number> employee company, who is looking to have someone perform these duties outside our organization. Please quote your rates for the following tasks:
- <list of example tasks>
Please send us any literature you have on your firm, a list of clients and your rate schedule. After receiving these, we will be glad to set up a meeting.
encl: <List of enclosed items goes here>